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Tipu Jayanti: Section 144 imposed in Karnataka's Kodagu, security beefed up

BJP opposed the Karnataka government's decision to celebrate Tipu Jayanti on November 10

ANI  |  Kodagu (Karnataka) 

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In the wake of Tipu Jayanti, has been imposed in Karnataka's on Friday.

Authorities have also beefed up security in the regard.

"imposed in ahead of celebration, security tightened," the District Administration said.

The (BJP) yesterday opposed the government's decision to celebrate in the state on November 10.

The Congress government views as a patriot, who fought against the British.

However, the and the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) views are completely different from those of the state government, who regard as a tyrant monarch for being biased against Hindus.

After witnessing major clash in 2015 in the state over the celebrations of Jayanti, the Government last year decided to make the event an annual affair.

First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 13:50 IST