An Anonymous Letter threatening that 13 Personalities, include names of Actor Prakash Raj, Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy and Communist Leader Brinda Karat, will be killed from January 29th onwards created a sensation. The letter was addressed to Nijagunanada Swamiji who is known to be anti-communal crusader and also voices his opinion against RSS.
Other Names in the threat letter include Actor Chetan Kumar, Former Bajrang Dal leader Mahendra Kumar, Chandrasekhar Patil, Dundi Ganesh, Prof.Bhagwan, BT Lalita Naik, Nijagunanada Asuri Swami, Gyanaprakash Asuri Swami, Dinesh Amin Mattu and Nidumamidi Veerabhadra Chennamalla Swami. Prominent Personalities named in the letter were asked to be prepared for their last journey.
Sharing the threat letter penned in Kannada, Prakash Raj wrote: 'A coward groups letter threatening that they will eliminate Me.. chalo #HumDekhenge ..#IndiaAgainstCAA_NRC #JustAsking'.
Nijagunanada Swamiji Followers handed over the threat letter to Belagavi District SP. However, Additional Security offered by the Police Department for the Ashram was turned down by the Swamiji.