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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 BJP Candidate K Surendran promises to change Sulthan Bathery name Ganapathi vattam

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: For the Lok Sabha elections 2024, Bharatiya Janata Get together is adopting Uttar Pradesh technique in Kerala. In Uttar Pradesh, State Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has modified the names of many locations together with Allahabad and Mughalsarai. Now BJP candidate from Wayanad, K Surendran has talked about altering the name of Sultan Bathery city.

K Surendran stated that the name of this city has all the time been Ganapathy Vattam. After the arrival of Tipu Sultan its name turned Sultan Battery. This time Surendran is difficult Congress chief Rahul Gandhi from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat of Kerala.

Case associated to Tipu Sultan

K Surendran stated within the press convention that if he wins the election, he’ll change the name of this city from Sultan Battery to Ganapathi Vattam. Tipu Sultan's name has been used to polarize votes in Wayanad. Critics maintain Tipu liable for non secular conversion and demolition of Hindu-Jain temples due to Tipu's invasion of Karnataka and North Kerala. Sangh Parivar has additionally been an enormous critic of Tipu Sultan.

Historical past of Sultan Battery

There are three vital cities in Wayanad district. Sultan Battery, Kalpetta and Mananantavady. Tipu Sultan used to hold his cannon in Sultan Battery, in order that if the British attacked from the ocean shore, retaliatory motion could possibly be taken. Due to this this space got here to be known as Sultan Battery. Later in frequent parlance it got here to be known as Sultan Battery. In accordance to Surendran, earlier there was a temple of Lord Ganapathy right here and this space was known as Ganapathy Vattam. Even within the web site of Kerala Tourism, its previous name is talked about as Ganapathi Vattam.

What did the opposition leaders say?

Opposition leaders stated on this matter that this dream of Surendran won’t ever be fulfilled. PK Kunhalikutty, nationwide secretary of the Indian Union Muslim League, stated that there isn’t a chance of Surendran profitable from Wayanad. In such a state of affairs, there isn’t a query of adjusting the name of the city. He stated that that is Kerala and he’s not going to win right here. In such a state of affairs, even the name is not going to change. Congress MLA from Kalpetta T Siddiqui stated that Surendran is saying this to appeal to individuals's consideration.

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