Bengal Panchayat Elections: Gosaba TMC worker shot dead while returning home

Debjit Mukherjee, South 24 Parganas: A TMC worker was shot at while he was returning home in Bengal’s South 24 Parganas on Monday. The worker has been identified as Manoranjan Mandal, a resident of Gosaba. He was shot in his back and was rushed to a hospital in Canning town. The incident comes ahead of the panchayat elections in the state. The motive behind the attack was not immediately known and no arrests have been made so far.