TMC Krishanganj MLA shot dead at Puja inauguration

KOLKATA: Satyajit Biswas, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA from Krishnaganj, was shot dead in West Bengal’s Nadia district by some unidentified assailants on Saturday evening.

Biswas, who represented TMC from the Krishnaganj constituency in the state assembly, was at a Saraswati Puja inauguration when the incident took place, according to media reports.

The incident took place after Biswas got down the stage after inaugurating the Saraswati puja and was walking towards his car. Suddenly, several miscreants appeared out of nowhere and fired at him.

He was immediately rushed to the nearby Shaktinagar district hospital, where he was declared dead, the police said.

Doctors said that he succumbed to bullet injuries. Meanwhile, his body has been sent for post mortem.

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