Maoist central committee leader Varanasi Subramanyam is said to have been 'encircled' by the police and Maoist sympathisers are fearing harm to him by the police. Virasam member Vara Vara Rao said Subramanyam alias Suraj alias Srikanth alias Sukanth was encircled by police somewhere near Delhi. "We have specific information that Subramanyam is encircled by the police though we don't know the exact location. It is possible he is in Delhi as he operates mostly in North India,'' Vara Vara Rao told Express over telephone.
Subramanyam, who hails from Prakasam, is a senior member of the Maoist party. He worked for the party at Srikakulam and also in the Singareni Karmika Sangham (Sikasa) before shifting to North India in 1986 and becoming a Central Committee member.
“Subramanyam is said to be in possession of a letter given to him by Swami Agnivesh, who is mediating between the Centre and the Maoists for talks. The letter is supposed to be handed over to Maoist secretary Ganapathi , ’ ’ Vara Vara Rao said.
After the ‘encounter’ of senior Maoist leader Azad in AP, Agnivesh met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to initiate peace talks with the Maoists after he got a cold response from Union home minister P Chidambaram.
“We fear that the police might cause harm to him.He should be produced in court ,’’ Vara Vara Rao said, adding that the PM should intervene and ensure Subramanyam’s