Violence over Tipu Jayanti in Karnakata

A local VHP leader died as violence erupted over the birth anniversary celebrations of Tipu Sultan on Monday
Tipu Jayani is being boycotted by BJP amidst opposition by several outfits who see him as a ‘religious bigot’.
Prohibitory orders have been clamped in Kodagu district in Karnataka and additional reinforcements sent to the area.
Police resorted to lathicharge as clashes erupted between the opponents and supporters of the celebrations in Kodagu district.
BJP has announced a total boycott of the birth anniversary celebrations of Tipu Sultan in Karnataka.
A youth was also injured in firing by some unidentified persons near Kodagu district in Karnataka.

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