The government’s controversial decision to celebrate Tipu Sultan birth anniversary has certainly given the opposition BJP a big political platform from where to attack the ruling Congress party in Karnataka. Now there are reports that many of Mangalore’s Catholics are joining hands with the RSS in opposition to government’s plans vis-à-vis Tipu Sultan. Putting behind the recent memory of the 2008 church attacks, some Catholics are enthusiastically joining hands with the RSS and the Bajrang Dal against an ancient foe — Tipu Sultan, says a Hindustan Times report. The Sangh organised protests across the state against the Siddaramaiah government’s decision to celebrate Tipu’s 165th birth anniversary on November 10. The government, however, went ahead with the birth anniversary celebra...Read More...
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