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 - Coronavirus in Himachal Pradesh: 2 Top BJP Leaders, Including ex-CM Dhumal, in Home Quarantine

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 - Seasoned Politician With Clean Reputation: Meet Manoj Sinha, The New J&K Lieutenant Governor

Das had to be first taken to a private hospital in Barrackpore and later, shifted to Kolkata for better treatment. Also Read - Delhi Sexual Assault Case: BJP Claims 'Lawlessness', Congress Waves Black Flags Outside AIIMS