BJP leader, who was a member of the zila panchayat, was on Friday hacked to death by Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
Ramsai Majji (64), resident of Sangampalli village, was killed near his house late Friday evening, Bijapur SP K L Dhruv told PTI.
A retired government school principal, he was also a Bijapur zila panchayat member, he added.
According to preliminary information, a group of Maoists asked him to come out of his house around 8.30 pm. Later his body was found nearby.
The village is 3 km away from Madded police station. Security forces have launched a combing operation in the region to nab the assailants, the SP said.