Burdwan: Former CPI (M) MLA Dilip Sarkar was on Sunday shot dead by four motor cycle borne miscreants near Asansol, police said.

The four miscreants’ pumped bullets into Sarkar (65) early on Sunday morning and escaped successfully, police said.

Sarkar had represented the Barabani constituency (Burdwan district). Police have launched an investigation to apprehend the culprits.


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