Actor, Who Signed Letter To PM, Claims Death Threat For Raising Voice Against Lynchings
Actor Kaushik Sen, who is one of the signatories of the letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of mob violence, said on Thursday that he has received a threat call.…
“Yesterday I received a call from an unknown number, where I was threatened of dire consequences if I don’t stop raising my voice against lynchings and intolerance. I was told that I would be killed if I don’t mend my ways,” Sen told PTI.…
A group of 49 eminent personalities, including filmmakers, authors and actors, wrote to the prime minister on Tuesday, expressing concern over the recent instances of mob violence and lynching in the country. The signatories also said that they regretted that “Jai Shri Ram” has been reduced to a “provocative war cry that leads to law and order problems, and lynchings take place in its name”.
- Activist organises anti-lynching event, Mumbai Police land up at her doorstep (Jul 23, 2019, Sabrang India)
- Lynch mobs are terrorists, enemies of India: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan (Jul 25, 2019, Ummid.com)
- Mob lynching: SC notice to Centre, 10 states on petition alleging non-implementation of its order (Jul 26, 2019, The Tribune)
- Actor expresses solidarity with kin of mob lynching victims (Jul 22, 2019, Free Press Journal)