K’taka govt decides to celebrate Tipu Jayanti on Nov 10


Bengaluru: Last year’s controversies surrounding Tipu Jayanti celebrations have not put down hopes of the state government and it is preparing to hold the celebrations this year too. This year Tipu Jayanthi will be celebrated on November 10.

This year the government has handed over the responsibility of holding celebrations to the Department of Kannada and Culture. Moreover, in a bid to make the event a low-key affair, the celebrations are likely to be held at Ravindra Kalakshetra instead of Vidhana Soudha.

In-charge Secretary, Department of Kannada and Culture, SR Umashankar said that a sum of Rs 60 lakh had been set aside for organizing the celebrations in all districts. The date for celebrations was decided after consulting historians as there was confusion over Tipu’s birthday.

Last year when the government decided to celebrate Tipu Jayanti, chaos broke out in Kodagu and Dakshina Kannada districts and the violence that followed caused three deaths.

Write your Comments on this Article

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. Konkanworld.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article. Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on Konkanworld.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request. Hence, sending offensive comments using Konkanworld.com will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will Konkanworld.com be held responsible. Similarly, Konkanworld.com reserves the right to edit / block / delete the messages without notice any content received from readers.

  • Konkan World
  • Stay Connected
  • Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube

KONKAN WORLD offers accurate, up-to-date, a large collection of videos from KONKAN WORLD VIDEOS and indulge in fun you will not find else where!.
© Copyright 2014 Konkanworld media Inc