Sirsa opposes installation of portrait of Tipu in Delhi Assembly : Manjinder Singh Sirsa, MLA from Delhi has opposed decision of installing a portrait of Tipu Sultan in premises of Delhi Assembly by AAP government. He said That Tipu Sultan was neither a Patriot nor a secular. Although, he was a dictator who forced four lakh people to change their religion to Islam.
Talking to the media persons, Sirsa disclosed that Tipu sultan’s Father Hyder Ali was commander of Hindu Raja of Mysore. After the death of Mysore Raja, Hyder Ali backstabbed Raja family by declaring himself as King of the state. Later, his son -Tipu Sultan declared his kingdom as Islamic state and implemented Shriya rule and calendar. Sirsa said that Tipu Sultan, himself, had admitted he converted four lakh Hindus and Christians to Muslim religion. He also changed the names of historical cities and villages like Mangalore or Mangalapuri was changed to Jalalabad, Mysore to Nazarabad, Bepur to Sultanpatanam, Cannanore to Kusanabad, Gooty to Faiz-Hissar, Dharwar to Quarshed-Sawad, Dindigul to Khaliqabad, Ratnagiri to Mustafabad, Kozhikode to Islamabad, and Dindigul to Khaliqabad.
Sirsa also said that Tipu himself had written to Burduz Zamaun Khan on 19 January 1790 “Don’t you know I have achieved a great victory recently in Malabar and over four lakh Hindus were converted to Islam?”, and to Syed Abdul Dulai on 18 January 1790.Referring to the Portuguese Traveller’s book, Sirsa said that the world-famous Protuguese traveller, Fr. Barthoelomeo in his book has commented that Tipu Sultan was barbarian. Sultan tied the naked Christians and Hindus to the legs of elephants and made the elephants to move around till the bodies of the helpless victims were torn to pieces.
Famous Hindu Temples Thalipparampu and Thrichambaram of Chirackal Taluqa, Ponmeri Temple of Badakara, and Thiruvangatu of Tellicherry were smashed by Tipu Sultan.
Sirsa said that Sikhs are descendants of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, Baba Baghel Singh, Jassa Singh Ramgarhia, Prithviraj Chauhan, Pohras and not Aurangzab, Babur, Mohammad Gauri and Tipu Sultan.Sirsa said that AAP leaders may be descendants of cruel Aurangzab, Babur, Mohammad. Gauri, Tipu Sultan and others. Sirsa urged Delhi Speaker to immediately order to removal of Tipu Sultan’s portrait from the gallery of Delhi Vidhan Sabha otherwise he will be forced to remove it. He said that he is politely requesting in Mahatma Gandhi’s way but if his appeal will go unheard then he will be forced to use Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s way to protect our heritage.
– PTC News