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