Nov. 10 to be ‘Tipu Day’
The Government will be releasing Rs. 50,000 for official ceremonies at district level and Rs. 25,000 at the taluka level.
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government has decided to designate November 10 as Tipu Sultan Day and ordered official celebrations. However, there will be no official holiday in the State. The Tipu Sultan Day will be officially observed in Government offices all across the State, said a Government Order issued by the office of the Department of Minority Welfare headed by Minister Qamarul Islam. November 10 happens to be the birthday of the ruler of Mysore who died defending his Kingdom against British onslaught in the 4th Mysore War at Srirangapatnam on May 4, 1799. The official celebration will be held in the Banquet Hall of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. The Government will be releasing Rs. 50,000 for official ceremonies at district level and Rs. 25,000 at the taluka level, the GO said.