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Shashi Tharoor lauds Imran Khan for Tipu Sultan tweet, BJP says his love for neighbours well known

"One thing I personally know about Imran Khan is that his interest in the shared history of the Indian subcontinent is genuine and far-reaching. He read; he cares. It is disappointing, though, that it took a Pakistani leader to remember a great Indian hero on his punyathithi," Tharoor tweeted.

Tipu Sultan's silver-mounted gun fetches 60,000 pounds at UK auction

The highlight lot, a silver-mounted 20-bore flintlock gun and bayonet from the personal armoury of the last ruler of Mysore, proved hugely popular as it attracted 14 bids before going under the hammer for 60,000 pounds.

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Kolkata: Tipu Sultan’s descendants to celebrate the ruler’s birthday

Last year, a controversy erupted after Karnataka government decided to observe Tipu Jayanti to mark his birthday, as right-wing organisations protested against the move and even called for a bandh.

Tipu Jayanti 2018 protests Highlights: CM, Dy CM skip event, BJP stages protest

Tipu Jayanti 2018 protests: The BJP had appealed to the government to drop the celebrations after the JDS-Congress coalition government had announced that Tipu Jayanti would be observed on November 10.

Karnataka govt to celebrate Tipu Jayanti tomorrow, BJP warns of protests; section 144 imposed

Security has been tightened ahead of the celebration, with the BJP warning of mounting protests in the state, and section 144 has been imposed at several places including Kodagu, Hubli and Dharwad cities from 6 am on November 10 to 7 am on November 11.

Over 1,000 'war rockets' of Tipu Sultan's era unearthed

Workers digging an old well at an areca garden at Bidanuru stumbled upon the 'iron cased' cylindrical type of rockets used during the period, a top archaeology department official said.

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Communal clashes might break out in Karnataka if Haj Bhavan named after Tipu Sultan: BJP leader KG Bopaiah

"Our party leaders, including B S Yeddyurappa, who is our state BJP president, want Haj Bhavan renamed after Abdul Kalamji, instead of Tipu Sultan," Bopaiah told PTI.

No question of removing Tipu Sultan's portrait from Delhi Assembly: Speaker

On Sunday, BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa had said the portrait of Tipu Sultan would not be allowed to put on display at the Delhi Assembly, alleging the Mysuru ruler was a "tyrant" who "forced" four lakh Hindus and Christians to embrace Islam.

Tipu Sultan a tyrant, hang portrait of Sikh leader in House instead: BJP

On Republic Day, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had unveiled portraits of 70 individuals from the country’s past who were key to nation-building and the struggle for Independence.

BJP red flags Tipu Sultan portrait in House, AAP says suggest freedom fighter from RSS

Officials said each portrait is representative of one assembly constituency. But the inclusion of Tipu Sultan has been labelled “controversial” by Delhi BJP MLAs.

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