Samastipur: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and former Zila Parishad vice-president Raghuvar Rai was shot dead by unidentified assailants outside his Kalyanpur residence in Bihar's Samastipur on Thursday morning.
Two bike-borne assailants shot at him while he stepped out of his house.
He was immediately rushed to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital for medical treatment.
Angry locals later blocked the road near Janardanpur on the Darbhanga-Patna route.
A case was registered in Kalyanpur police station.