Vicky Nanjappa

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Why Tipu Sultan must be remembered as a tyrant and not celebrated

Tipu Sultan is back in the narrative ahead of the Karnataka Assembly elections scheduled to be held in May.

BJP’s national general secretary, C T Ravi said on Friday that Tipu Sultan wanted to name Hassan as Karimabad.

“If Tipu’s ideology was alive, then Hassan would have been named Karimabad today. Does JD(S) leader, H D Kumaraswamy also want to call it that? Uri Gowda and Nanje Gowda were historical persons, and the truth is that they killed Tipu Sultan,” Ravi said.

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