Vishva Hindu Mahasabha state president Ranjeet Bachchan was shot dead in Lucknow by unknown assailants on Sunday. The horrific incident took place when Ranjeet Bachchan was on a morning walk along with his brother near the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) building in Lucknow’s Hazratganj. The attacker had covered himself in a shawl and was on foot. The police released CCTV footage showing a suspect and announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 for providing information. Watch full bulletin.