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Lucknow: Vishwa Hindu Mahasabha Leader Ranjeet Bachchan Shot Dead

Ranjeet Bachchan, a leader of a right-wing Hindu outfit was shot dead on Sunday while he was out on a morning walk, barely a couple of kilometres away from the high-security Uttar Pradesh legislature complex in the heart of the state capital. Hindu leader , 40, who had founded the Vishwa Hindu Mahasabha, was shot in the head and his cousin Aditya Srivastava injured in the attack by an unidentified assailant who also snatched their mobile phones, according to Joint Commissioner of Police Naveen Arora.

Updated : 02 February 2020, 09:45 PM