Day ahead of Tipu Jayanti celebrations, Karnataka BJP workers protest event

The state BJP, meanwhile, has urged the government to drop its decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti and not to stand on "prestige" or "ego".

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy to skip Tipu Jayanti celebrations; superstition or politics?

There are seemingly two wildly different speculations as to why the CM will not be at the event—prevailing superstitions surrounding the Sultan of Mysore and political pressures.

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Watching these conflicting narratives from the sidelines are the descendants of Tipu Sultan, headed by Asif Ali. Ali said,

BENGALURU: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy will not participate in the controversial state- sponsored Tipu Jayanti celebrations on Saturday purportedly .

Kumaraswamy to skip Tipu Jayanti celebration

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will skip the controversial Tipu Jayanti

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According to insiders, the Gowdas feel that honouring the Sultan of Mysore would bring them bad luck.

Tipu Jayanti event stays at Soudha Karnataka: Tipu Jayanti event stays at Soudha

The venue of the main function as part of the Tipu Jayanti will be back to Vidhana Soudha

HDK must keep his no Tipu Jayanti promise, says Pratap Simha

“He should keep his promise by stopping the celebrations at least in Kodagu,” he added.