Mumbai-Karnataka will be renamed as Kittur-Karnataka : Cm Bommai

The demand of the people of Mumbai-Karnataka region to rename this region as Kittur Karnataka will be fulfilled soon – Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announces after inaugurating Kittur Utsav 2021.

Cm Basavaraj Bommai said that the decision to rename Mumbai-Karnataka as Kittur Karnataka will be approved in the upcoming Cabinet meeting of Karnataka Government.

Then Chief minister B S Yediyurappa had renamed Hyderabad-Karnataka region as Kalyan Karnataka in September 2019.

Many Kannada organizations, Politicians also had earlier demanded for the announcement. As per rumours, Then Belagavi district minister Jagadish Shettar was reportedly supposed to announce it during Kittur Utsav celebrations on October 23, 2019. However it was delayed.

History : Kittur was the princely state having about 300 villages and it was called ‘Kittur Naadu’ in folklore and literature. After wresting their control on Kittur state, the Britishers merged it into Mumbai presidency

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Note : Some informations were picked from TOI

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