News Karnataka
Friday, December 01 2023

Bengaluru: Veerashaiva-Lingayat row, Siddu denies being regretful

Photo Credit : IANS

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday August 20 denied regretting the move related to giving separate religious status to the Veerashaiva-Lingayat Community during his tenure.

Speaking to mediapersons, Siddaramaiah said, “No, I have not said like that. I just explained about what had happened. I informed the seer that what we had done while planning to give the Veerashaiva – Lingayat the separate religion status,” he said.

Siddu added that it was Davanagere South MLA Shamanuru Shivashankarappa, a veteran Congress leader, who submitted to me a memorandum seeking creating Veerashaiva – Lingayat religion, he recollected.

Share this:
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Editor's Pick

Find the best odds at 10Cric and IPL Betting 2023! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp