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Why was Kalburgi murdered?
Following which a case was registered on the basis of a private complaint by an individual against Kalburgi for hurting religious sentiments. Kalburgi was shot dead in the morning of 30 August 2015 at his residence in Dharwad district of Karnataka by two unidentified men.
Why was Dabholkar assassinated?
2013. On 20 August 2013, Dabholkar was shot and killed by two men on a motorcycle. The murder came just days after the state government pledged to re-introduce an anti-superstition bill, aimed at making it an offence to exploit or defraud people with ‘magical’ rituals, charms and cures.
What happened to Kalburgi?
Kalburgi was shot dead at his residence in Kalyan Nagar here on August 30, 2015, and the case was initially handed over to CID. After the murder of journalist Gouri Lankesh, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed, and Kalburgi’s murder case was also handed over to SIT.
Why Gulbarga is renamed as Kalaburagi?
GULBARGA was known as ‘KALBURAGI’ in former days which means stony land in Kannada. Presently the district is once again known as ‘KALABURAGI’. Kalaburagi district is situated in the northern part of Karnataka State.
Which religion is more in Gulbarga?
Hinduism is majority religion in Gulbarga city with 59.62 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Gulbarga with approximately 37.29 % following it. In Gulbarga city, Christinity is followed by 0.52 %, Jainism by 0.40 %, Sikhism by 0.06 % and Buddhism by 0.06 %.
How did Narendra Dabholkar died?
Who killed Narendra?
By Pankaj Khelkar: An eye-witness in the 2013 Narendra Dabholkar murder case identified two alleged shooters on Saturday. Kiran Keshav Kamble, a sweeper who works with Pune Municipal Corporation, identified alleged shooters Sharad Kalaskar and Sachin Andure in a Pune court.
What is Dabholkar case?
Narendra Dabholkar (67), a rationalist and founder of the Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti, was shot dead by two assailants while he was on a morning walk in Pune on August 20, 2013. He was allegedly shot by members of a right-wing extremist group.
Who was the first king of Gulbarga?
The Gulbarga Fort was built by Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah, the ruler of the Bahmani dynasty. The fort has an area of 0.5 acres (0.20 ha) and periphery length of 3 kilometres (1.9 mi). It is well fortified with double fortification.
What is special about Gulbarga?
The small town of Gulbarga is famous for its association with the erstwhile medieval kingdom of Bahamani (1347-1526). It was the capital of the Bahamani rulers from 1347 to 1428. A number of monuments dating from 13th to the 15th Centuries can be seen here.