Despite the matter is in court, Karnataka Govt has deliberately changed name of disputed region of Belgaum. Looking at atrocities of Marathi speaking people in that area, our Govt will approach SC to declare that part as Union Territory till the matter is in court: Maharashtra CM
Whoever lives in Karnataka is a Kannadiga. We're the only state to constitute a (Development) board for Marathi speakers' welfare. It's unfair to create an issue unnecessarily. We're all Indian: Karnataka Dy CM Ashwathnarayan, on Uddhav Thackeray's reaction to renaming of Belgaum
What is the Belgaum Border dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka?
Now take direct flights on Belgaum-Nashik route; UDAN connects 311 regional airports.
Maharashtra claims Belgaum and some other areas, part of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency but currently in Karnataka, on linguistic grounds.
The dispute between Karnataka and Maharashtra over Belgaum and other border areas is pending before the Supreme Court for many years.
A special train with around 950 Army personnel, who have completed professional courses at Army training establishments at Bangalore, Belgaum &Secundrabad, left Bengaluru today & will reach Jammu on 20 April. The personnel are due to rejoin their units in North India: Indian Army