Former BJP district president Sanjay Khokhar was shot dead at his farm in Baghpat when he went out for a morning walk on Tuesday.
The incident took place in Chaprauli area of Uttar Pradesh.
According to the sources, three unidentified men opened fire at Khokhar when he was walking in the fields that he owns.
Police personnel were rushed to the spot where the blood-soaked body of Khokhar was recovered from the fields.
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief at the killing and ordered an investigation in the case.