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BJP leader shot dead in Bihar

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Punam Pandey was shot dead by unidentified men in Bihar's Rohtas district on Diwali night, police said today.

india Updated: Nov 06, 2010 12:34 IST

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Punam Pandey was shot dead by unidentified men in Bihar's Rohtas district on Diwali night, police said on Saturday.

Punam Pandey, BJP vice-president in Rohtas, was killed in front of her residence in Rajapur locality in Sasaram late Friday, when people were busy celebrating Diwali, a police official said.

The killing triggered protests by locals who shouted slogans against police and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.