Congress block president shot dead in West Bengal
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.