Mumbai, September 9
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has once more obtained risk calls over his stance in reference to the controversy involving actress Kangana Ranaut, sources near him mentioned on Wednesday.
Deshmukh obtained the calls from Himachal Pradesh and one other location from completely different numbers on Tuesday and round 6 am on Wednesday, the sources mentioned, including that the callers requested the minister to not become involved within the controversy involving the actress.
Ranaut, who’s within the eye of the storm over her latest remarks through which she likened Mumbai to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), hails from Himachal Pradesh.
“The minister received five or so calls from Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday. He received two more calls at around 6 am on Wednesday,” the sources mentioned.
One of the callers recognized himself as Mrutyunjay Garg, they mentioned.
“The callers asked the minister to not get involved in the controversy involving the actress,” the sources added.
Earlier additionally, an nameless caller phoned Deshmukh’s Nagpur workplace, threatening him and NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a minister mentioned on Monday.
Ranaut not too long ago additionally mentioned that she feared Mumbai Police greater than the “movie mafia”, and would favor safety both from her dwelling state Himachal Pradesh or the Centre.
Deshmukh final week mentioned those that suppose Maharashtra or Mumbai isn’t protected for them haven’t any proper to dwell within the state.
On Monday, he expressed shock over the Centre’s resolution to supply ‘Y-plus’ safety to Ranaut, who, he mentioned, had “insulted” Mumbai and Maharashtra along with her remarks.
The state dwelling minister on Tuesday mentioned the Mumbai Police will probe allegations by actor Adhyayan Suman that Ranaut took medication.
Deshmukh mentioned Adhyayan Suman, the son of actor Shekhar Suman, was as soon as in a relationship with Ranaut and he had alleged that she used to take medication. PTI