Independence Day 2023: Police Thwart Attempt To Hoist Saffron Flag Alongside Tricolour in Belagavi

Independence Day 2023: Police Thwart Attempt To Hoist Saffron Flag Alongside Tricolour in Belagavi

The incident took place after the hoisting of Tricolour by the BJP local MLA and former minister Shashikala Jolle and the district administration.

IANSUpdated: Tuesday, August 15, 2023, 03:01 PM IST
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Belagavi, August 15: The Karnataka Police on Tuesday prevented an attempt to hoist a saffron flag alongside the Tricolour on the occasion of 77th Independence Day in Belagavi district.

Attempt to hoist saffron flag

Two corporators with their supporters attempted to hoist the saffron flag on the municipality building in Nipani city in the district alongside the Tricolour. The incident took place after the hoisting of Tricolour by the BJP local MLA and former minister Shashikala Jolle and the district administration.

Corporators backed by the NCP party

According to police, the corporators of Nipani Municipality, Vinayaka Wade and Sanjaya Sangaovkar came with saffron flags and attempted to hoist it also. The corporators were backed by the NCP party. The police stopped the corporators and sent them back.

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