BJP District Committee Member was shot dead by unidentified assailants in North 24 Parganas’ Titagarh area on Sunday. Following the demise of Manish Shukla, the Opposition party called a 12-hour bandh in Barrackpore on Monday, while Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar summoned the state home secretary, and Director General of Police Virendra, to the Raj Bhavan at 10 am.
Manish Shukla was a close aide of BJP MP Arjun Singh. He was returning after attending a meeting in Habra with other party leaders. He was chatting with a few people at a tea stall when around 8:30 pm masked gunmen open fired several shots at him. He was rushed to a private hospital in Kolkata but was declared dead at 9:20 pm. BJP has demanded a CBI probe as tension prevails in the area and there is heavy deployment of the police force. #BJPNetaShotDead #BJPTMCRivalry