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Who Was Tipu Sultan And What Was His Legacy?

The Karnataka government’s decision to celebrate the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan has once again created a controversy, with the BJP and other Hindutva groups opposing the move.

But, who was Tipu Sultan, and what was his legacy? Was he a hero who heroically fought the British, or was he a religious fanatic, as claimed by the Hindu nationalists?

Shaik Zakeer Hussain is the Founder and Editor of The Cognate.

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