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Karnataka Lingayat seers throw weight behind CM Yediyurappa day before Arun Singh's visit-ycbKarnataka Lingayat seers throw weight behind CM Yediyurappa day before Arun Singh's visit-ycb

Karnataka: Lingayat seers throw weight behind CM Yediyurappa day before Arun Singh's visit

Sounding a warning to Central BJP leadership in case they try to meddle with CM BS Yediyurappa and attempt to destabilise his administration, Lingayat seers including seers from Malnad region to which CM BS Yediyurappa belongs, have throw weight behind CM Yediyurappa. The warning comes weeks after Yediyurappa's son BY Vijayendra met seers of different mutts and sought their blessing amidst reports to unseat his father.
 

Top Stories Jun 15, 2021, 2:50 PM IST

Shivakumara Swamiji: Demand to confer seer with Bharat Ratna increases Video BengaluruShivakumara Swamiji: Demand to confer seer with Bharat Ratna increases Video Bengaluru

Shivakumara Swamiji: Demand to confer seer with Bharat Ratna increases

For the last 12 years, the people of Karnataka have been demanding that the Bharata Ratna be awarded to Shivakumara Swamiji. The seer breathed his last on January 21, 2019.

NEWS Jan 29, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Maate Mahadevi, the first female Lingayat seer, extends support to Karnataka CM SiddaramaiahMaate Mahadevi, the first female Lingayat seer, extends support to Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Maate Mahadevi, the first female Lingayat seer, extends support to Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Mate Mahadevi, the first female Lingayat seer, endorsed Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and has asked the community to back Congress in the upcoming Karnataka elections 2018. She has also urged PM Modi to recognize Lingayats as a separate religious group by April 18. Maate Mahadevi, who attended a meeting with 30 other Lingayat pontiffs, said, "Siddaramaiah has supported our demand. We will support him." 

Apr 8, 2018, 2:48 PM IST