Cong block president shot dead in West Bengal
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Last Updated: Sunday, January 09, 2011, 21:24
Kolkata: A Congress block president was shot dead by unidentified men in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said.

Abdus Sammad Mondal (75), the Congress' Basanti block president was shot dead by 10-12 miscreants in Simultala village, about 90 kms from here, they said.

Congress party sources alleged that Mondal was shot dead by CPI(M) cadres.

Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee had yesterday addressed a public meeting about 1 km away from Mondal's house where he had called upon all political parties to exercise restrain.

West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee president Manas Bhunia and other senior party leaders today visited Mondal's house to console his family.


First Published: Sunday, January 09, 2011, 21:24

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