The Delhi office of the Communist Party of India – Marxist allegedly received calls late on Sunday night threatening General Secretary Sitaram Yechury for his support in the protests at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Receptionist at the office Deepak Kumar said that from 10.30pm to 1am they received threat calls where the caller allegedly said “He is wrong in what he doing, he should leave the country. The caller is also believed to have abused on the phone.
The caller addressed himself as a Aam Aadmi Balveer Sena member. A complaint at Mandir Marg police station has been given and According to reports, the police has put the call on surveillance.
Yechury, who has been critical of the government’s crackdown on the protesting JNU students, had earlier alleged that the BJP was trying to carry forward the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s ideology.
The CPI (M) leader has also demanded that JNU student’s union president Kanhaiya Kumar, who is presently in police custody, after being arrested on charges of sedition be released immediately.