A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker was shot dead by unidentified assailants late Sunday night in Bhatapara of North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.
Security forces were deployed in the area after Chandan Shaw was shot dead.
According to sources, the incident took place at Kalitala area while Shaw was returning home, he was reportedly stopped by bike-borne assailants, one of them opened fire at him.
He was taken to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Further investigation is underway.