Ludhiana (Pb): An unknown caller has threatened to kill Congress' Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu and local Congress leader Gursimran Singh Mand.

Mand told reporters on Friday that the caller gave the threat in a three-minute long call on Wednesday evening in which the person also used abusive language against late chief minister Beant Singh.

Beant Singh was assassinated in August 1995 and Bittu is his grandson. Police has been informed about the threat call, Mand said.

Earlier as well, Bittu had been threatened by some radical elements after which his security had been strengthened.

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Bhubaneswar,: Congress activists in different parts of Odisha staged demonstrations on Friday against Union Home Minister Amit Shah, demanding his resignation in the wake of communal clashes in Delhi.

The Congress's state unit, which was opposing Shah's two-day visit to the state, organised demonstrations in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Atahgarh, among other places.

"Shah is the home minister of the country, he should take moral responsibility for the communal clashes in the national capital and resign," said senior Congress leader Bhakta Charan Das.