Vasudev Devnani, education minister of Rajasthan, received a threat letter in the matter of renaming the Akbar fort in Ajmer. The Rajasthan government took steps, not in so distant past and renamed the Akbar for in Ajmer to Ajmer Museum.
"The minister received the letter by post on December 12, informed about it to the Superintendent of Police (SP) office and handed over the letter on February 21," Station House Officer, Ajmer Kotwali, B L Meena said.
"The complaint was referred from the SP's office to the local Kotwali Police Station for probe", he said.
In the letter, the sender, who identified himself as Tarannum Chisty, threatened the minister saying, "stern action will be taken against him" for renaming the fort, Meena told PTI and added that efforts were on to trace the sender.
The fort was built by the Mughal emperor Akbar back in 1570 AD and the fort once was the residence of the Prince Salim. At present, the fort houses the collection of Mughual and Rajput armor and priceless sculpture. In the same fort, Emperor Jahangir read the 'farman' which permitted the British East India Company to make trade with the India from the fort.
Gulab Chand Kataria , Home minister of Rajasthan said that the matter is being probed.