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Hindu Mahasabha member shot dead in Lucknow

LUCKNOW: The president of right-wing outfit Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha was allegedly shot dead by unidentified bike-borne men in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow on Sunday morning at around 6.30am.

The deceased identified as 40-year-old Ranjeet Bacchan, was attacked by the criminals while he was on a morning stroll with his aide Aditya Srivastava near Globe park in Hazratganj area. Srivastava also sustained a bullet injury on his arm.

Assistant commissioner of police, Hazratganj, Abhay Mishra said that Bacchan was shot in the head and he died on the spot.

The deceased was associated with Samajwadi Party till 2012.

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