District Correspondent, Ranaghat: TMC worker and close aide of Shantipur’s MLA Arindam Bhattacharya died after being beaten by villagers.
Sanjit Pramanick (30) along with other TMC workers had come with bikes to capture booths at Uttarpara. They fired a few round of shots at villagers. The villagers in turn threw arrows at the bike-borne assailants.
Sanjit and his aides lost control of their bikes and fell down while trying to flee the spot. The villagers got hold of three of them and beat them harshly. Sanjit got seriously injured and was taken to Shantipur hospital.
He died at the hospital. The other two are under treatment.
Another 17 year old boy Biswajit Halder sustained bullet injuries after he fell in between two clashing groups. The incident occurred at Badkulla’s Bejpur under Taherpur police station.