Poster controversy in Karnataka’s Shivamogga: Two factions clash in the name of Savarkar and Tipu Sultan; Section 144 imposed in the city – Bharat Times English News

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Police force reached the spot after the incident in Shivamogga. The police also had to lathi-charge to disperse the crowd.

Clashes broke out between two groups in Karnataka’s Shivamogga town on Monday. People of Hindu organizations put up a poster of Veer Savarkar in the Amir Ahmed circle here. After this some Muslim youths protested and Tipu Sultan reached with the flag of the army.

The police had to lathi-charge to end the dispute. After this, the picture of Savarkar has also been removed. In view of the tension in the area, the police have imposed Section 144 in the entire city. At the same time, a large number of police forces have been deployed.

stab a person
According to the information, a person has also been stabbed. But the police say that the stabbing happened in this case or it is being investigated on some other issue. The injured person has been admitted to the hospital for treatment. His condition is stable.

The BJP and other Hindu organizations protested over the matter. They demanded that they be allowed to put up posters of Savarkar and that action be taken against another group for insulting his icon. In another similar case, the police have also removed a poster naming Suratkal intersection in Mangaluru after Savarkar.

BJP leader was murdered in June
BJP leader Mohammad Anwar was stabbed to death on June 23 in Karnataka’s Shivamogga. The killers had come by bike. Mohammad Anwar was the General Secretary of BJP. BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje had told the hand of fundamentalists behind this murder.

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