Muzaffarnagar (UP): A BSP activist was shot dead by unidentified armed men at Tawli village in the district here following which irate party workers blocked the Titawi-Muzaffarnagfar road, police said on Saturday.

BSP sector in-charge Manpal (23) was shot dead by the assailants last evening when he was returning home, they said.

Enraged over the incident, BSP activists blocked the Titawi-Muzaffarnagfar road for some time.

Senior police officials later pacified them and the body was sent for a postmortem.