Vinod Kumar, member of Kalyana Karnataka
Vinod Kumar, member of Kalyana Karnataka

Kannada Rajyotsava: Local group to hoist 'new' Karnataka flag

ANI | Updated: Nov 01, 2018 04:32 IST

Kalburagi (Karnataka) [India], Nov 01 (ANI): Kalyana Karnataka, a social-cultural organisation in the state, has decided to hoist a new Karnataka flag on the occasion of Kannada Rajyotsava, also known as Karnataka Formation Day, on Thursday.
"We will hoist a new Karnataka flag on Kannada Rajyotsava. We are demanding a separate state for the North Karnataka region comprising of six districts as there has been no development in this part of the state," Vinod Kumar, member of Kalyana Karnataka told ANI.
Hyderabad-Karnataka is the name given to north Karnataka. The issue over separate statehood for north Karnataka has come up on numerous occasions.
Earlier this year, the Uttara Karnataka Pratyeka Rajya Horata Samiti observed a bandh in several districts of the state to raise their demand for separate statehood for north Karnataka region. (ANI)

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