Pakistani anthem during Eid Milad celebration: BJP’s fake video triggers tension

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December 3, 2017

The timely clarification by local police brought the situation under control in Karnataka’s Belagavi after a Bharatiya Janata Party leader released a fake video clip purportedly showing some Congress members belonging to Muslim community “dancing to the tune of the Pakistani national anthem” during the Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations.

It was Raju Topannanavar, BJP’s general secretary for Mahanagara block in Belagavi, who released the fake video, which went viral and triggered tension in the region. However, after examination the local police revealed that the video was fake and mischievous.

Mr Topannanavar on Saturday called a press meet to tell reporters that he had “evidence to prove that some Belagavi City Corporation (BCC) members were anti-national and had pro-Pakistani feelings”.

He showed a video clip on his mobile phone in which, he said, three Muslim members of the BCC — M. Muzamil, M. Azeem and M. Nazeem — were dancing to the tune of the Pakistani national anthem. He also transferred the video clip to the mobile phones of some TV reporters. Subsequently, the news spread on some channels.

A while later, Deputy Commissioner of Police Amarnath Reddy clarified that the clip was from a procession filmed two years ago when he and a number of other officials were present on duty.

“It was uploaded on YouTube by some amateur videographers,” he said, adding that the video was deliberately doctored and the audio changed,” he said.

A detailed investigation will reveal the truth, Mr. Reddy said, adding that such “acts of disturbing peace by attempting to divide communities” could attract severe punishment under the law.

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shaji
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Monday, 4 Dec 2017

Arrest this hate monger Raju immedaitely for disturbing peace which could lead voilence and lead to destruction of human life plus loss of property.   He shuld be arrested under goonda act and kicked out of karnataka state.  such hate mongers should not be allowed to appear in public any more.  BJP is trying its best to create disturbance and gain public sympathy.   Its shame on their part to go down to any level.   BJP has won Gujarat and UP elections by fraud by the way of malfunctioning in Electoral machines.  Its surprising that in spite of knowing the true fact, EC is supporting BJP.    EC is acting as puppet int he hands of BJP.    Supreme court should take note of this and instruct EC to stop electoral machines and use ballot papers during election.   All political parties should unite and oppose using electoral machines which are already programmed by BJP to shift the votes to bjp candidates.  

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November 27,2021

Bengaluru, Nov 27: Leader of Opposition Siddaramaiah on Saturday said Congress will face the MLC elections solo and will not ally with any political party.

Speaking to reporters, Siddaramaiah alleged an alliance between JD(S) and BJP not only in MLC elections but in the recently concluded bypolls, too. BJP has fielded Lakan Jarkiholi from Belagavi.

Congress workers work for Congress but there is confusion among BJP members, he commented.

For a query about Kodagu polls, he said, BJP and Congress will face each other. It is noteworthy that BJP leader A Manju's son Mantargowda is the Congress candidate in Kodagu. Siddaramaiah also denied Manju joining Congress. "We will not take him into the party."

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November 20,2021

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Mangaluru, Nov 20: Minister for Social Welfare and Backward Classes Welfare Kota Srinivas Poojary submitted his nomination papers for the December 10 elections to the Karnataka Legislative Council as the BJP candidate from the local authorities’ constituency of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi, in Mangaluru on November 20. Elections will be held for two seats in the constituency.

Mr. Poojary submitted his papers to Election Officer and Deputy Commissioner K. V. Rajendra in the presence of Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Inland Water Transport S. Angara, Minister for Energy, Kannada and Culture V. Sunil Kumar, president of Dakshina Kannada unit of BJP Sudarshan Moodbidri and president of Udupi unit of BJP Kuilady Suresh Nayak.

Mr. Poojary hails from Kota in Udupi district. He is contesting from the constituency for the fourth time. He was first elected as an MLC in a by-election in 2008 following the death of the incumbent and Congress leader Blasius M. D’Souza. In 2010, he was elected unopposed. He was elected for the third time in the elections held on December 27, 2015, along with Pratapchandra Shetty of the Congress.

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November 26,2021

Bengaluru, Nov 26: The loud sound heard in several parts of Bengaluru on Friday at noon was not due to vibrations caused by an earthquake or tremor, Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Cell said. 

Mmany Bengalureans took to social media to share that they heard a loud ‘boom’ sound. “Just now heard a loud explosion sound in Bengaluru, then doors and windows vibrated. I felt this in Rajarajeshwari Nagara. #Bengaluru #Bangalore #SonicBoom? Others felt too??” a social media users asked. 

“Loud sound heard again in various parts of Bengaluru along with rattling of windows. What happened this time ? Sonic boom ? Earthquake ? Quarry blast ?” tweeted a journalist.

Reports of sound associated with mild vibrations by the local residents was received from Hemmigepura, Kengeri, Gnanabharathi, Rajarajeswari Nagar and Kaggalipura, Bengaluru today, dated 26.11.2021 between 11.50 am – 12.15 pm, a statement issued by KSNDMC Director said.

"The data was analysed from our Seismic Observatories for any seismic signatures/possible earthquake signals during the said time period. The seismographs shows no signatures of local tremor/earthquake,” the natural disaster monitor added. 

Bengalureans took to social media to report a loud sound with some speculating that it is a sonic boom. 

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