November 1 : Demanding a separate state of North Karnataka , a social-cultural organisation ‘Kalyana Karnataka’ from Hyderabad-Karnataka region is set to hoist a new Karnataka flag on the day of state formation day (Karnataka Rajotsav Day).
“We will hoist a new Karnataka flag tomorrow on Karnataka Rajotsav Day. We are demanding a separate state of North Karnataka comprising of 6 districts as there has been no development in this part of the state,” Vinod Kumar, Member, Kalyana Karnataka said.
Hyderabad-Karnataka is the name given to north-east Karnataka, the Kannada-speaking part of the Hyderabad State was ruled by the Nizams of Hyderabad until 1948. After merging with the Indian union, the region was part of Hyderabad State until 1956.
The Hyderabad-Karnataka/Northeast Karnataka region comprises Bidar, Yadgir, Raichur, Koppal and Gulbarga of Hyderabad state and, Bellary of Madras that are in the present state of Karnataka.