'Bhai' from Dubai calls Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, asks him to leave BJP

Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has received a threat call in which he was told to leave the Bharatiya Janata Party, a report said on Friday.

New Delhi: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has received a threat call in which he was asked to leave the Bharatiya Janata Party, a report said on Friday.

Naqvi has apprised the Ministry of Home Affairs about the call, which has been traced to Dubai.

The caller, who identified himself as 'Bhai', asked Naqvi to quit the saffron party as he was a Muslim.

Naqvi had received the phone call on December 16.

Security has reportedly been tightened for Naqvi as well as other Muslim leaders following the threat.

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