A Hindutva organization has sprayed cow urine to “purify” Idgah Maidan in Hubballi city in the Indian state of Karnataka to cleanse grounds post Tipu Jayanthi (birth anniversary of Mysuru ruler Tipu Sultan) celebrations carried out here. This incident has raised a debate and is slammed by progressive thinkers.
The members of rightwing Hindu outfit Sri Ram Sena gathered in the premises of Idgah Maidan to celebrate Kanaka Jayanthi and sprayed cow urine to cleanse the grounds as Tipu Jayanthi was celebrated on Thursday.
Pramod Muthalik, founder of Sri Ram Sena sprayed cow urine before commencing Kanaka Jayanthi celebration (birth anniversary of philosopher, composer of Carnatic music, poet and musician popularly called Daasashreshta Kanakadasa).
Following the celebration of Tipu Jayanthi, Hindu outfits demanded permission for celebration of Kanaka Jayanthi. Sri Ram Sena members erected a pendal at the Idgah Maidan for their celebrations.
The permission was given for three hours for the celebrations by the civic agency.
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