New Delhi: Jharkhand local BJP leader and representative of Chatra MP in Latehar district, Jaivardhan Singh, was on Sunday shot dead at a market under Barwahdih Police Station limits by unidentified assailants.Also Read - Jharkhand HC Directs CBI To Start Probe Into Judge's Death

In a separate incident which took place yesterday, a Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillor was shot in the leg near her residence in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district. Also Read - 'Thappad se Darr Nahi Lagta', Uddhav Thackeray on BJP MLC’s Remark Against Shiv Sena Bhavan

Das had to be first taken to a private hospital in Barrackpore and later, shifted to Kolkata for better treatment. Also Read - Babul Supriyo Says Won't Join Any Party After Exit From BJP; Edits it Out Later