Chatrapati Shivaji is an icon of Indian pride: CM Bommai
Bengaluru. Feb 19.
Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is an icon of Indian pride, unity and integrity, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said.
Speaking to media persons after inaugurating Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanthi celebrations organised by the Karnataka Maratha Association, he said, “brave warrior Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj protected the country by waging a war against the Mughal empire. Shivaji is a brave and proud warrior of India. It is Shivaji’s valour that enabled the Hindu empire to remain strong in india. Every Indian venerates Shivaji as he treated all sections of the society equally. We are celebrating Shivaji Jayanthi with this pride.”
In the coming days initiatives would be taken up to spread Shivaji’s ideals and instill patriotic spirit among the people. Maratha Development Corporation had been established and it had been decided to appoint Manik Rao Mule as its Chairman, Bommai said.
It is everyone’s duty to abide by High Court order
Reacting to FIRs being filed against students related to the Hijab case, Bommai said, it is everyone’s duty to abide by the High court order. The problems is being created by outsiders. The issue would be resolved by the Principal, students and the parents. The atmosphere needs to be calmed. “I am getting all the information about the happenings in the State,” Bommai said.
Seer of Gosai Mutt Manjunath Bharathi Swamiji, Higher Education minister CN Ashwathnarayan and others were present.