MUMBAI: MNS chief Bala Nandgaonkar on Wednesday met Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse-Patil over a letter threatening Raj Thackeray, and demanded motion.
Speaking to reporters later, he stated there can be repercussions throughout the state if the MNS chief was harmed. Mumbai Police, in the meantime, registered a case in reference to the nameless letter.
His workplace obtained the letter, Nandgaonkar stated, including that it was written in Hindi with a smattering of Urdu phrases and referred to Thackeray’s warning that the Hanuman Chalisa can be performed in entrance of mosques if loudspeakers have been continued for use to broadcast ‘azaan’ (the Muslim name to prayer).
“The home minister said he will talk to the police commissioner. Now they will take whatever action that is necessary. But if even the slightest harm comes to Raj Thackeray, Maharashtra will burn. The state government has to take note of this,” Nandgaonkar added.
He had met Mumbai police commissioner Sanjay Pandey over the letter on Tuesday, he stated.
Nandgaonkar additionally stated that he had been asking for safety for the MNS chief and his household, however the state authorities was not paying heed. The Union authorities ought to look into this, he stated.
Meanwhile, a non-cognisable offence was registered towards unidentified individuals below part 507 (legal intimidation by nameless communication) of the Indian Penal Code at Kalachowki police station in reference to the letter, stated an official, including that police are conducting additional probe.
Raj Thackeray had given an ultimatum final month that loudspeakers be faraway from mosques within the state by May 4.