Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Maoist leader in Jharkhand threatens Sonia Gandhi, PM

Garwah, July 21 (PTI) A Maoist leader in Jharkhand has warned that his group could resort to LTTE-style attacks against Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of the offensive against naxals.

The prime minister and the Congress president might meet the same fate as Rajiv Gandhi had met at the hands of the LTTE, said a press release issued in Garwah district by Jharkhand State Central Committee member-cum-Ghatsilla Sub-Zonal Commander 'Anupji' (Anup Mukherji of West Bengal).

A threat has also been issued against Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, the release said and asked all Congress legislators, both from Parliament and assembly, to quit within a week or face "death warrants".

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