BJP Worker Shot Dead In Tripura
A leader of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura, Kripa Ranjan Chakma, was gunned down on Saturday by unidentified gunmen, the police said.
A group of gunmen entered the house of Kripa Ranjan Chakma in Jalachandra Karbari Para area and opened fire at him, a senior officer said.
Reacting to the death of the party worker, BJP state spokesperson Nabendu Bhattacharjee said that the death of Kripa Ranjan Chakma was shocking since he was an active worker in the area.
The High Court of Tripura had ordered the state government to conduct elections to the 30-member TTAADC within May 17 this year.