HJS demands survey of plot on which Tipu Sultan’s palace stands

Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has alleged that the Tipu Sultan Palace was built over encroached temple land. Mohan Gowda, spokesperson of the outfit, on Thursday, May 26, demanded a survey of the land.

He said: “Many people have spoken about Bengaluru’s Tipu Sultan Palace. Earlier the land belonged to the Kote Venkataramana Swamy temple. During Tipu Sultan’s rule, it was encroached upon.”

He further said: “According to some people, the Vedas were taught at that place. On behalf of the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, I demand that the land be surveyed and transferred to its actual owner.”

The Venkatramana Swamy Temple was built in the 15th century by Chikkadevaraja Wadeyar.

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