Anonymous letter threatens bomb blast at Sahitya Sammelana venue

Anonymous letter threatens bomb blast at Sahitya Sammelana venue

The Mysuru police have upped the security at the 83rd Akhila Bharatha Kannada Sahitya Sammelana venue at Maharaja College Grounds following a bomb threat letter addressed to the office of Deputy Director of Public Instruction.

According to the police, the anonymous letter stated, "Muslim literature and Muslim teachers have been neglected in the ongoing literary fest. This is condemnable.

Sources added, an anonymous caller has warned the authorities to ignore the bomb threat letter at their own peril.

DDPI Manjula has forwarded the letter to Mysuru Police Commissioner Dr A Subhramanyeshwar Rao.

The city police have enhanced the security at Sammelana venue.

The three-day literary fest, presided over by Chandrashekar Patil, will conclude on Sunday.

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