Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel has made a controversial assertion about 18th-century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan. He stated that the staunch followers of Tipu Sultan mustn’t stay, and he stated that the descendants of Tipu Sultan must be despatched to the forests. Kateel stated this whereas addressing BJP supporters at Yelaburga in Koppal district on Wednesday, February 15.
Nalin Kumar Kateel stated, “We are devotees of Lord Ram and Lord Hanuman. We pray and bow to Lord Hanuman and we are not descendants of Tipu. Let’s send Tipu’s descendants back home.”
He stated, “I ask people here whether you worship Lord Hanuman or Tipu. Then will you send those who are staunch followers of Tipu to the jungle? I am issuing a challenge – those who are staunch followers of Tipu should not survive on this fertile land.”
Medieval Islamist tyrant Tipu sultan forcefully transformed 1000’s of Hindus to Islam. The earlier Siddaramaiah authorities had celebrated Tipu Sultan’s delivery anniversary for 2 consecutive years. The BJP has been continually elevating questions on this.
Nalin Kumar Kateel additionally criticized former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, referring to him as a “broker” who had earlier struck preparations with the JDS and now with the Congress to turn out to be the CM face within the subsequent meeting elections. He stated that if Congress returns to energy within the state, it’s going to convert Karnataka right into a Congress ATM.
About Siddaramaiah, Nalin Kumar Kateel stated, “He calls me a joker, I call him a broker. In this country, it’s okay if someone becomes a joker but it’s difficult if one becomes a villain, they’ll abduct anyone they want. All their stories are about abduction. He brokered and stayed in the Congress, he brokered and stayed in the JDS and once again brokered and became a chief minister.”
The Tipu Sultan versus Hanuman debate gained momentum when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made a press release on the matter forward of the 2018 meeting elections within the state. Yogi Adityanath had stated that “Karnataka is the land of Hanuman, which was once ruled by the Vijayanagara Empire. It is unfortunate that congress is worshipping Tipu Sultan instead of worshipping Hanuman and Vijayanagar, if Congress loses then no one will come to worship Tipu.”
Earlier, in a press release, Kateel had stated that this time the meeting elections might be fought on the difficulty of Tipu vs Savarkar. He had stated that the Congress celebrated Tipu’s delivery anniversary, which was not wanted, and insulted Savarkar. The Karnataka meeting elections are prone to be held in April-May this yr.