Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader shot in head during morning walk in Lucknow

Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader Ranjit Bachchan was shot dead early morning on Sunday while he was taking a stroll in Lucknow’s Hazratganj area.

In an early morning firing at Lucknow’s Hazratganj, the city centre, Vishva Hindu Mahasabha state president Ranjit Bachchan was killed while he was out on a morning walk on Sunday.

Ranjit Bachchan was taking a stroll in Hazratganj in the morning when bike-borne assailants opened fire on him and killed him on the spot. The Mahasabha leader was shot in the head multiple times.

The incident took place near the CDRI building in Lucknow’s Hazratganj.

In the firing, Ranjit Bachchan’s brother also suffered bullet injuries. He has been rushed to the trauma centre. Ranjit Bachchan was a resident of Gorakhpur.

The early morning shootout in the Uttar Pradesh capital’s central area has caused tension in the area.

Source: India Today