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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

Tipu Sultan among 'formidable soldiers' from Karnataka, died a historic death fighting British: President Ram Nath Kovind

Ram Nath Kovind's remarks are in contradiction to the state BJP's stand on Tipu Sultan.

'Tipu Sultan died a heroic death fighting the British': Full text of President Ram Nath Kovind's address

"A member of the House is elected by his or her voters. But once elected, the MLA or MLC represents the entire constituency, and not just those who have voted for him," said the President.

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