Kolkata: Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Satyajit Biswas shot dead by unidentified assailants. MLA from Krishnagunj in Nadia district of West Bengal, was shot dead when he was attending Saraswati Puja celebrations in Phulbari.
According to a report in news agency ANI, the accused managed to flee the spot after killing the lawmaker. The police have initiated a probe against the accused. As per the eyewitnesses, the TMC MLA was coming down the stage after attending the pooja celebration when he was shot at from a close range and many times.
Police have seized the revolver which was used for killing the MLA.
BJP state president Dilip Ghosh blamed that the MLA was killed due to an infighting within Trinamool Congress. However ,Garishankar Dutta, district president of Nadia Trinamool blamed BJP and claimed that the murder was planned by Mukul Roy.