Man Who Sent Letter About Blasts During Rahul’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in MP Identified, Hunt On for Him: Cops

The person who allegedly despatched an nameless letter final week threatening blasts throughout the Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra in Indore in Madhya Pradesh and assassinations of get together leaders Rahul Gandhi and Kamal Nath has been recognized and efforts have been on to nab him, police mentioned on Monday.

The letter, which referred to the anti-Sikh riots of 1984, was obtained at a candy and snacks retailer within the Juhi space of Indore on November 17.

It had claimed bomb blasts can be carried out within the metropolis if the nationwide foot-march led by Gandhi took a halt on the Khalsa Stadium and in addition threatened that he and Madhya Pradesh Congress president Nath can be killed, police have mentioned.

”We have now recognized the sender of the letter and have gotten his photos. We’re searching for him,” Indore Commissioner of Police HC Mishra advised reporters.

The person strikes round like a nomad and writes letters from totally different districts beneath pretend names to implicate his enemies, Mishra added.

”We guarantee foolproof (safety) preparations have been made for the occasion (yatra),” asserted the commissioner.

The Bharat Jodo Yatra, at present on a two-day break in Maharashtra, will enter Madhya Pradesh via Burhanpur on November 23 and is scheduled to take a halt for the night time in Indore on the Khalsa Stadium on November 28, as per get together functionaries.

In the meantime, amid the letter risk, there are indications the Congress could also be looking for to shift venue of the halt from the Khalsa Stadium.

”Talks are underway and the yatra’s in a single day keep may be shifted to Chimanbagh Maidan or different appropriate locations in Indore,” State Congress secretary Nilabh Shukla mentioned on Monday.

By the way, the stadium was within the information when kirtan singer Manpreet Singh Kanpuri had referred to the anti-Sikh riots throughout an occasion on November 8 and slammed the organisers for felicitating Nath, who has confronted allegations previously in reference to the 1984 violence.

Nath has repeatedly rejected allegations of his involvement within the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

The Bharatiya Janata Celebration has introduced it might organise a ’black flag’ protest if Nath enters the stadium throughout the Congress’ yatra.

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