Haryana BJP leader who threatened to behead Deepika now resigns

New Delhi, Nov 29: BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu who had threatened Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali over Padmavati resigns as Haryana Chief Media Coordinator of the party.

 Haryana BJP leader Suraj Pal Amu is the same man who has announced a bounty of 10 crore for beheading Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.  He had also trained his gun on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for welcoming 'Padmavati' director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and his team to her state, drawing an angry retort from the Trinamool Congress. was also attended by Karni Sena president Lokendra Kalvi, unanimously decided to prevent the screening of the film in entire Haryana.

"We have urged the Haryana chief minister to imposed a ban on the film in Haryana. We will make sure that the film is not screened in any city of the state. No one has courage to release the film here," Amu had said.

Targeting the West Bengal chief minister, the BJP leader said, "Mamata Banerjee should understand and respect the sentiments of the Rajput community. She should roll back the decision to release the film in her state and not test our patience." 

According to a Trinamool Congress leader, the Haryana BJP leader also threatened that Banerjee would meet the same fate as Surpanakha, the sister of demon king Ravana in Hindu epic 'Ramayana'. Surpanakha nose was cut off by Lakshman in the epic.

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