West Bengal’s political cauldron was on the boil on Monday over the killing of a BJP leader in Barrackpore area near the city as the party enforced an arson-marred 12-hour shutdown to protest the murder and attempted to take the body to the Raj Bhavan.
This triggered a high drama in which the party activists scuffled with the police in the busy central business district of the city.
Manish Shukla, BJP leader and councillor of Titagarh Municipality in North 24 Parganas district, was shot dead by unidentified miscreants Sunday night in the area.
Shukla suffered nine bullet injuries in his body.
“A person was shot dead last evening in Titagarh area of Barrackpore. Police is investigating the crime and looking into all possible reasons including personal enmity because the victim was accused in some cases of murder…