Tippu Sultan was a bigot and intolerant ruler. Celebrating his Jayanti is as cruel an act as his attrocities : RSS functionary V Nagaraj
Angered by the Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s decision to celebrate Tippu Jayanti every year on November 10, Sanghparivar organisations including VHP, Bajarangadal, Hindu Jagarana Vedike, others were protesting against the government. RSS Karnataka state unit has strongly condemned the incident.
DS Kutappa, a 67 year old retired state government employee who served the Horticulture department, was serving as a secretary for the VHP’s Kodagu district. RSS had clearly opposed the celebrations of Tippu Sultan, claiming him as an “Intolerant King”. RSS Kshetreeya Sanghachalak V Nagaraj has stated as follows.