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1/6. ‘Tipu Sultan was the only prince who died fighting the British… With (his death) Indian Independence was extinguished for a century and a half.’ Not quotes from Karnataka’s new government but from a BJP founder-member. Story link at end of thread.
#Karnataka #TipuSultan
2/6. BJP founder-member and foremost RSS journalist K.R. Malkani wrote decades ago: ‘The more I read about Tipu, the more I am impressed with his rich personality.’ His heartfelt praise of Tipu appears in his book ‘India First’ (Ocean Books 2002).
#Karnataka #TipuSultan
3/6. K. R. Malkani was Vice President of BJP from 1991-94. And editor of the RSS weekly Organiser for 35 years, while also editor of its Hindi counterpart Panchjanya. No other RSS man ever climbed such heights. L.K. Advani wrote the foreword to his book.
#Karnataka #TipuSultan
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#TechTodayCongress | Executive Director - Business Today @rahulkanwal in conversation with Karnataka Deputy CM @DKShivakumar as the two discuss the vision of #Karnataka's newly-elected govt.

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#TechTodayCongress | #Karnataka Deputy CM @DKShivakumar said, "Whatever we speak, we honour it, that is the commitment we placed before the Karnataka people"

@rahulkanwal

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#TechTodayCongress | #Karnataka Deputy CM @DKShivakumar said Sonia Gandhi made him the KPCC president in the difficult times when COVID had started and "since then I and my team have not slept", he added

@rahulkanwal

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25 divine mahadev mandirs in Southindia 🔱

1. Shri Brihadeeswara Mandir
Thanjavur, TamilNadu

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2. Hoysaleswara Temple, Halebidu
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3. Ekambareswarar Temple, Kanchipuram, TamilNadu Image
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India is a veritable #TowerofBabel, with more than two dozen official languages and hundreds of dialects.

This has caused lots of tension because everyone wants to preserve their culture. There's also the feeling that there should be some link language to connect the whole.
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For a long time, #English was the link language, but self-styled nationalists, especially from the ruling #BJP, felt this was a betrayal of "Indian" values.

So they kept pushing for the use of #Hindi as the #NationalLanguage.

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But Hindi is not even spoken by a majority (>50%) of Indians. It is merely spoken by the most Indians.

So people of other ethnicities worry that under Hindi domination, their languages would disappear.

A three-language formula was suggested as far back as the 1960s.

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In #Karnataka , demand for #TwoLanguagePolicy in education is not a new thing even in 1968 there were calls to not to implement #ThreeLanguagePolicy

#Karnataka suffered loss of Rs. 4,33,300, six lives were lost & 62 were injured during 1968 anti #Hindi agitation
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*72 were injured
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People just love to lay the blame squarely on #Biharis. Let me show you an example of what 'abba-jabba-dabba' method actually means. Let's take recent #Karnataka elections for an example.
Bommai renovated and restored the sugar factory in Mandya which had been stopped for decades. BJP went down to the 3rd place. @BJP4India also lost Yadagiri, Haveri, and Chikmagalur constituencies that have new medical colleges now.
Try airports - @BJP4India lost in Hassan which has permission for the new airport. Shimoga Rural where a new airport has been built was also lost by BJP. So airports also don't work like factories & medical colleges.
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25 sculptures which shows our history has been brilliantly carved on stones by our ancestors 🔱

1. Hanuman ji carrying sanjeevani paravat to save the life of Laxman ji.

Arulmigu Parimala Ranganathar Thirukovil, Thiruindalur, Tamil Nadu

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2. Chennakeshava Mandir
Belur, #Karnataka

Bhishma pitamah on the bed of arrows!! Image
3. 12th Century Amruteshvara Mandir , Amruthapura #Karnataka

The golden arrow released by shri Ram perforated all the 7 sala trees & even levelled areas of the mountain & then entered earth. Before had a fight with Bali prabhu cleared doubt of Sugreeva about him. Image
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@BCNagesh_bjp has lost his reelection campaign. It's a relief. Why? Watch this documentary by @DeutscheWelle: & read this thread to appreciate implications were Nagesh back in power.
@BCNagesh_bjp @DeutscheWelle As a core member of @BJP4India & @RSSorg, & more particularly as the Education Minister of Karnataka under @BSBommai as @CMofKarnataka, Nagesh piloted one of the most devastating attacks on history, culture & literature in the state.
@BCNagesh_bjp @DeutscheWelle @BJP4India @RSSorg @BSBommai @CMofKarnataka He aggressively manipulated school texts and forced kids to read RSS trash. He was essentially pushing to place several books that are found in a bookstore next to my office. Image
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Not complicated. Many factors but comes down to Hindu unity. Dharmic unity's point is to defend pluralism, yet to sustain it - it has to be rooted in dignity, opportunity, mobility. Our Gods overlap but some of us want to be in watertight compartments.
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Beyond creating some awareness in all sincerity, there is no point bemoaning it. Socio-econ trends vary from country to country but they aren’t completely unique either. Here too, it will play out well over time. Modernity suits Dharmic values/polities in a way feudalism doesn’t.
Whenever BJP seems more secure, certain type surfaces saying X and Y same, Hindu unity meaningless, first remove quotas etc.

But with INC get more caste *and* religious quotas. If you want to vote your caste etc, fine. If you want to vote as a Hindu, please do not fool yourself.
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#MintPlainFacts | The verdict of the #KarnatakaAssemblyElections on Saturday gives all key actors plenty to think about.

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#MintPlainFacts | With the loss of #Karnataka, the #BJP now has chief ministers in nine states, compared with 11 back then. The party’s count of Assembly seats has dropped from 1,364 in May 2019 to 1,304 now.

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#MintPlainFacts | The next round of state elections, in late 2023, will see BJP-Congress faceoffs in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

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12 Extremely unique Shivlingams🔱

1. Shri Chaumukhnath Mandir
Nachna, Madhya Pradesh

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2. Parsurameswara Shivlingam Bhubaneshwar, Odisha Image
3. Shri Shankar Mutt Shivalinga, Thanjavur, #TamilNadu Image
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The #KarnatakaElectionResults reminds me of few things @jsaideepak said at Karnavati Literature & Film Festival -
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1. Our destinies, our interest, our Hindu Hith, everything is tied to one political option, which was not the case in 50s, 60s and 70s because cultural
organisations were equally investing on the Congress and on the BJP at that time. That is the strategy of other communities and it makes sense because whoever comes to power, the 1st thing they say is "Hum Minorities ke liye itna pesa dete hai". Everybody is forced to say that.
But it is not the same compulsion for every Government to say that "Humne Hinduo ke liye itna kiya hai".

2. There is no guarantee that a particular political party will stay in power forever and #Karnataka is the current example. Which is why, it makes much more sense to invest
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Silicon Valley of India 🇮🇳 #Bengaluru in #Karnataka has changed rulers Global Deep State is watching @INCIndia must ensure 0 #Corruption Incorporate Chanakya Niti on managing Traders Merchants & profiteering Discard Crony capitalists @RahulGandhi @priyankagandhi to make it #2024
Siphoning off monies in Foreign Shores Dubai Cayman Delaware must stop 🛑 Policies shldB drawn up to bring back trillions of dollars stashed abroad Invite runaway HNIs to come back 0 Tax like Dubai Remove P Notes & DTAAs @PChidambaram_IN @varinderanand @BhavikaKapoor5 Jai Hind!🇮🇳
Abolish 100s of Government of India 🇮🇳 departments who have not been able to stave off flight of capital & humans Stop special treatment to NRIs All are equal Remember "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan" With all these come out with blazing Manifesto @RahulGandhi @priyankagandhi Trust India !
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Politics means Convenience

#Karnataka elections results.

Analysis

1. BSY stayed with BJP, hatched a revenge plan

2. Shettar denied ticket, (BSY son will not get prominence in the party if Shettar is in BJP, now Shettar political career finished )
3. Somanna was shifted to C’nagar and was asked to contest against Siddaramaiah ( another Lingayat leader sidelined, his son career halted)

4. Kateel will resign as BJP President, BSY son will be made BJP President.

5. All leaders who were against BSY defeated.
6.DKS and BSY have a great understanding

7. Next election under the leadership of BSY son BJP will emerge as winners.

8. DKS will not become CM, Siddaramaiah will be CM till 2024 elections and will vacate the CM chair for DKS
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It's now 12.21 pm, and the #KarnatakaElectionResults are firming up.

#CongressParty is leading in 124/224 seats, and #BJP is leading in 70, according to the #ECI website.

Whatever horse trading happens now, it is clear that this is a humiliating defeat for #PMModi

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#Modi put his personal prestige on the line and addressed several mega rallies in Karnataka. The roads of Bangalore were closed off for several days so that Modi could do his roadshows.

Given all that, this is a huge #flop

Modi's image has taken a beating.

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What this tells us is that:

Modi cannot make up for lousy governance.

The #doubleenginesarkara has failed #Karnataka

Other states may have doubts about enlisting Modi's help when their turn comes.

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#KarnatakaElectionsResults: The state came out to vote on 10 May. DK Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah, Basavaraj Bommai, & HD Kumaraswamy fight for the next CM position.

Which Party will gain majority status - #Congress or #BJP or JD(S)?

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#KarnatakaElectionsResults | In the next 2-3 hours, it will become clear. Exit polls show that the two national parties will score in a big way. The exit polls have given 30-32 seats to JD(S). I am a small party, there is no demand for me...I am hoping for a good development:… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Image
Karnataka Decides:#BJP slightly ahead of #Congress in early counting trends

#KarnatakaElections #KarnatakaElections2023 #Karnataka Image
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15 divine mandirs in Karnataka

1. Yalagur Anjaneya Mandir
Vijayapur

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2. Hoysaleshwara Mandir
Halebidu Image
3. Kodi Rameshwara & Chaluvareshwara Mandir, Kaidala Image
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The people of #Karnataka have decided to give the mandate to #Congress party to Govern the state for the next 5 years.

Higher voter turnout will advantage the party even further.

#Women #Youth #Lingayats and socially marginalized classes are favoring Congress. Image
The fight in Bagalkot District is largely Congress versus BJP in the 7 constituencies - Mudhol (SC), Terdal, Jamkhandi, Bilgi, Badami, Bagalkot and Hungund.

The #Congress wave is strong here. The projection of 5 seats for Congress out of 7 is a new high Image
Five of the constituencies in the district are dominated by Marathas, while Lingayats form a majority in most of the 13 remaining constituencies.

The tectonic shift of the Lingayat voter base from BJP to #Congress is responsible for that Party to gain from a region. Image
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[Karnataka Muslim Reservation]

#SupremeCourt is hearing pleas against Karnataka Govt's decision to scrap decades-old 4% #Reservation in OBC category for Muslims in the state.

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Petitioners complain about a recent statement made by Home Minister Amit Shah on 4% OBC #Reservation for Muslims ahead of Karnataka elections.

Nagarathna J: Why, when matter is sub judice, should such statements be made by anyone?

#SupremeCourtOfIndia #Reservation
Sr Adv Dushyant Dave: Proudly saying that they have withdrawn.

Nagarathna J: When something is pending before any court...

SG Tushar Mehta: You have not been told about context, content, nothing...

#SupremeCourtOfIndia #Reservation
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Supreme Court to hear pleas challenging the Karnataka government move to scrap 4 per cent reservation for Muslims in the State.

#SupremeCourt #SupremeCourtofIndia #Karnataka Image
SG Tushar Mehta: Mr (Mukul) Rohatgi and I have circulated a letter. We are both before the Constitution Bench.

Rohatgi: Interim order may be extended.

Sr Adv Dushyant Dave: Lordships may say until further orders. I can see why they do not want us to take it up. But every day… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Justice Nagarathna: If this is really true, why are such statements being made? There has to be some ... by public functionaries. When matter is sub judice and before this Court, such statements should not be made.

SG: The context and tenor of the statements.

Bench discusses.
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As a #Kannadiga, U must READ THIS.

#Thread on how the #Foundation Stones & #Modus Operandi for dairy farmers of #Gujarat, who could eventually control not just Karnataka's Pride #Nandini but India's Entire #Dairy Industry

Crystal Ball Gazing into the future!!
CHRONOLOGY
1) Amul Enters a mkt
2) Jul-21: Union govt formed Min of Cooperation under #AmitShah
3) Dec-22: Amendments are made to the Multi-State Co-op Societies Act, allowing State Milk Coops to Merge
4) Dec-22: Amit Shah spoke of a possible #Amul #Nandini Merger
However (contd)
....While there is "No Merger on the cards", nothing stops the Elected Govt of Karnataka & Gujarat to merge #Amul & #Nandini since the Amendments to the Multi-State Co-op Societies Act are cast in stone (lets dig in)

#Amul #Nandini
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Last week, @Rohini_Swamy & @tijo_ayyaneth armed with a phone and Bluetooth mics travelled through #Karnataka for a series of video reports

Watch the beautiful packages #FullDigital

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This from the Bengaluru-Mysore Expressway 2/5

This one from Hot Seat Varuna 3/5

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15 Bhagwaan Kartikeya (Murugan) mandirs which every hindu should visit

1. Sri Muthumalai Murugan Kovil
Ethapur, TamilNadu

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2. Sri Subramaniar Mandir, Batu Caves, Malaysia Image
3. Arulmigu Subramaniya swamy Thiruparankundram, TamilNadu Image
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Congress promise to ban #BajrangDal is not new. But it did not begin in 2008 with Mumbai attacks. It began much before in 2000 when Vajpayee was in power. At least 9 churches in South India were bombed with media & missionaries squarely blaming it on Hindus. 1/5 ImageImage
The plan was to blame it on Hindus and declare them terrorists. When govt cracked open the case and found a Pakistan linked Islamic organisation called Deendar E Anjuman behind it, the plan failed. 2/5 Image
Congress and their foreign handlers did not give up. With UPA in power, they got emboldened and tried to create Hindu Terrorism on a grand scale using corrupt people in intelligence & Pakistani collaborators. This time brave Mumbai policeman Tukaram Omble foiled the plan. 3/5 ImageImage
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