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Ahead of panchayat polls, BJP leader shot at, seriously injured in Uttar Pradesh 

The 48-year-old BJP leader Neeraj Pandey was shot at on Sunday night while he was returning home after seeking votes for a panchayat poll candidate.

Published: 12th April 2021 03:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th April 2021 03:37 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

KANNAUJ (UP): A BJP leader was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in Chandapur area of the district, police said on Monday.

The 48-year-old BJP leader Neeraj Pandey was shot at on Sunday night while he was returning home after seeking votes for a panchayat poll candidate.

Superintendent of Police, Prashant Verma, said a case has been registered.

Pandey was initially admitted to the district hospital, and later referred to a Kanpur hospital.

Four-phase panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh will start on April 15.



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