A man was shot dead in Ballia after scuffle broke over allotment of ration shops. The meeting was attended by administration and police officials on Thursday. UP CM Yogi Adityanath ordered suspension of SDM and other officials present at the spot. A large group had gathered for the meeting held in a tent on Thursday. People were seen running about in the field in panic as shots were fired. "Distribution of ration shops in govt quote was ongoing in Durjanpur. Two support groups clashed during the the procedure. SDM stopped the procedure after people started creating ruckus. Dhirendra Pratap Singh started firing, two people were hit by bullets," SP Ballia, Devendra Nath, said.