Mangaluru, Nov 8: Opposition Leader in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly and BJP State President B S Yeddyurappa said here on Thursday that the party will hold a major protest in the state on November 9 against JDS-Congress coalition government’s plan to celebrate birth anniversary of 19th century warrior king Tipu Sultan on November 10 saying that it was against people’s sentiments.
Speaking to reporters at Bajpe Airport here, he said ‘’We are opposing Tipu Jayanti celebration. Nobody will appreciate this celebration. In the interest of the people the state government must stop it. Government’s intention behind Tipu Jayanti celebration is just to satisfy Muslim community’’.
BJP will oppose Karnataka government celebrating Tipu Jayanti: Yeddyurappa