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Shiv Sena throws challenge to Karnataka, threatens to hoist saffron flag at Belagavi municipality

Shiva Sena attempts to disrupt peace in Belagavi after it's leaders openly threatened to hoist the saffron flag in Belagavi municipality which belongs to Karnataka.

Earlier Kannada activists had pitched to install a pole before Belagavi Mahanagara Palike and were set to hoist Karnataka flag.

Soon Maharashtra Ekikaran Samithi (MES) which always makes controversial statements of this part belonging to Maharashtra and not Karnataka, staged a protest. But now it seems Shiv Sena has stated to lay claim to Belagavi.

Party leader Vijay Dawne along with supporters shouted slogans and said they will take a rally, enter Karnataka through Kolhapur and hoist saffron flag in Belagavi Municipality.

Jan 21, 2021, 1:27 PM IST

Shiva Sena attempts to disrupt peace in Belagavi after it's leaders openly threatened to hoist the saffron flag in Belagavi municipality which belongs to Karnataka.

Earlier Kannada activists had pitched to install a pole before Belagavi Mahanagara Palike and were set to hoist Karnataka flag.

Soon Maharashtra Ekikaran Samithi (MES) which always makes controversial statements of this part belonging to Maharashtra and not Karnataka, staged a protest. But now it seems Shiv Sena has stated to lay claim to Belagavi.

Party leader Vijay Dawne along with supporters shouted slogans and said they will take a rally, enter Karnataka through Kolhapur and hoist saffron flag in Belagavi Municipality.