`Kannada meet won`t strengthen Karnataka`s claim on Belgaum`

Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray warned the political class in neighbouring Karnataka not
to "provoke" the Maharashtrians, against the backdrop of World Kannada Convention at Belgaum.

Govt to provide Rs 30 cr for world Kannada meet

Karnataka Government would release
Rs 30 crore for the World Kannada Conference to be held from
March 11-13 in Belgaum, Minister for Kannada and Culture
Govind Karjol said on Friday.