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BJP booth level leader shot dead in West Bengal

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Burdwan(WB), Dec 10 :  A BJP booth level leader was shot dead and a party worker seriously injured when unidentified miscreants attacked them in West Bengal's Paschim Burdwan district, police said Monday.

The BJP booth level president, Sandip Ghosh and party worker, Jaidip Banerjee, were returning home after attending a meeting when they were attacked by the miscreants at Malandighi Saraswatigunj area of the district on Sunday night, they said.

Banerjee has been admitted to a private hospital in Durgapur, they said.

Bijay Ghosh, the father of the deceased, said his son had told him that he was going to attend a picnic.

The BJP alleged that Ghosh was killed by TMC goons.

Denying the allegations, a Trinammol Congress district leader said that BJP's internal party rivalry was responsible for Ghosh's death.

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