A Shiv Sena worker was shot dead on Saturday by unidentified persons at Punavale near Pune, police said.
Raju Dashile, a 'shahkha pramukh', was sitting outside his office when some unidentified persons opened fire at him and fled, they said.
Dashile was rushed to a hospital in Chinchwad where he was declared dead.
Hinjawadi police who have registered a case of murder said that the incident happened around 8:30pm.
There was no clue regarding the motive behind the murder which took place a few hours before the counting of votes for Maharashtra assembly elections on Sunday, police said.