Bengal polls: BJP Malda candidate Gopal Chandra Saha shot at, hospitalized
Malda/West Bengal/IBNS: BJP candidate in Malda assembly seat, Gopal Chandra Saha, was shot at by unidentified miscreants in Old Malda's Sahapur area on Sunday late evening, reports said.
According to reports, while returning home after completing today's poll campaigns, Gopal Chandra Saha came under attack near a BJP party office at Sahapur at around 8 pm.
Sustaining a bullet injury in his throat, Saha has been rushed to a local health facility and later at night he was shifted to Malda Medical College and Hospital.
Local BJP leaders alleged that Congress-sheltered goons fired bullets aiming at their candidate.
Police have initiated a probe into the matter.