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Senior leader of RSS Jagdish Gagneja shot at in Punjab critical

Jalandhar: On Saturday night, Senior leader of RSS Brig (retd) Jagdish Gagneja was shot at by some bike-borne persons at Jyoti Chowk area in Jalandhar, Punjab, police said.

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Commissioner of Police, Jalandhar Arpit Shukla said that Sha-Sarsanghchalak of RRS’s Punjab Unit Mr Gagneja, was shot at around 9 pm on 6th August 2016.

He was immediately rushed to a private hospital in Jalandhar, where his condition is stated to be critical.

Manoranjan Kalia who is Local BJP legislator said that three bullets hit Mr Gagneja.

Punjab Police have started a probe into the matter.

Amrinder Singh who is the President of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee condemned the attack on the senior leader of RSS.

“He said in a statement that Such nefarious designs deserve to be nipped in the bud lest these push Punjab into anarchy.

Amrinder Singh said that People may not agree or approve of RSS ideology, but in a democracy everyone has a right to pursue his ideological and political beliefs.

He said that Such intimidation is unacceptable.

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