Dehradun: A local BJP leader was stoned to death during last-minute campaigning for the Uttarakhand assembly elections in Bageshwar district, the police said today.
Rajendra Singh Bhoriyal, BJP chairman of Tusreda village, was attacked in Aulani area of the district yesterday and died due to excessive bleeding, they said. They said his body was recovered from a field nearby and has been sent for post-mortem.
State BJP spokesman Devendra Bhasin condemned the incident and demanded the immediate arrest of the assailants. The police said a hunt is on for the attackers. Campaigning for the February 21 elections came to a close last evening.
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