HEADLINE Leader of Hindu nationalist party RRS killed in northern India

HEADLINE

Leader of Hindu nationalist party RRS killed in northern India

Xinhua

13:55, October 17, 2017

  A leader of rightwing Hindu nationalist party Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was shot dead Tuesday in northern Indian state of Punjab, police said.

  The 58-year-old Ravinder Gosai was gunned down by unidentified assailants near his house in Ludhiana city.
  "Today morning at around 7:20 (local time) unidentified gunmen fired upon Ravinder Gosai when he was returning from local RSS office," a police official said, adding "though he was rushed to hospital, doctors there declared him dead."
  Reports said the assailants were riding a motorcycle and fled immediately following the attack.
  Locals said Gosai was also office bearer at local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office.
  Police have registered a case and ordered investigations into the killing.
  RSS is considered as ideological fountainhead of BJP.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue