President Kovind hails Tipu, calls him a hero

President Kovind hails Tipu, calls him a hero
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday called Tipu Sultan a hero, who had incorporated the latest technology for warfare.

"Tipu Sultan was at the forefront of the fight against the British, who changed the course of development in the state. Tipu used Mysore rockets in warfare, which was later adopted by the Europeans.

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Congress members thumped the desks as the President mentioned Tipu's name, much to the embarrassment of the BJP members, who have been opposing the Tipu Jayanti celebrations organised by the government on November 10.
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