A Bharatiya Janata Social gathering (BJP) employee was attacked in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam. He has been shifted to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital.
The police stated that Abdul Hamid Najar was on morning stroll when unidentified gunmen fired at him close to Ompora.
Thirty eight-year-old Najar (who belongs to the Different Backward Class) was the district president of the BJP.
That is the third assault on a BJP chief or employee in final 5 days. Earlier, a sarpanch was killed in South Kashmir’s Qazigund space on Thursday.
The sarpanch, Sajjad Ahmad, was attacked exterior his residence, the police stated. He was rushed to the hospital the place authorities declared him introduced useless.
One other sarpanch Arif Ahmad Shah was additionally critically injured within the assault by terrorists in the identical district.
After these assaults, three BJP employees had introduced their dissociation with the celebration.
“Now we have resigned from the BJP. I’m an unlettered individual and earn my residing as a labourer. I had joined BJP just a few months again. I assumed it’s higher to deal with my residing and feed my household fortunately with none rigidity,” stated Wani, a baker by occupation.
Two different panchayat members – certainly one of them affiliated with the Congress – had resigned after the assault.
Final month, former BJP district president Waseem Bari, his father and brother had been killed inside their store after militants fired on them from shut vary. Bari had a 10-member police safety and all of them had been suspended and arrested as a result of they weren’t with him when he was attacked.