Senior RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who was shot in Jalandhar, passes away


Senior RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja, who was shot at in Jalandhar by unidentified assailants in August, died at a hospital in Ludhiana this morning.

Gagneja, 65, breathed his last at 9.16 AM at the Hero DMC Heart Institute, Dr G S Wander, Director of the Institute, said.

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Brigadier (retd) Gagneja was attacked by bike-borne assailants on 6 August in Jalandhar. He was rushed to the Ludhiana hospital in a critical condition the next day.

After police failed to get clues in the murder of the vice president of the Punjab unit of the Sangh, the case was handed over to the CBI recently.

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Besided family members of the deceased, many senior RSS and BJP leaders including Phul Chand Jain, Anil Sareen, Commissioner of Police Jatinder Singh Aulakh and Dr Rishi Pal, ADC Ludhiana district were present at the hospital to pay their last respects.

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(With PTI inputs)


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