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Bihar: Manjhi’s convoy set on fire in Dumaria


Dumaria (Bihar) : Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s convoy’s pilot vehicle was on Thursday set on fire in Dumaria region of Bihar’s Gaya District.

Manjhi was on his way to meet those agitating against Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Sudesh Paswan’s murder, when his convoy’s pilot vehicle was set on fire.

The LJP on Wednesday condemned the murder of its leader Sudesh Paswan in Gaya and demanded President’s Rule in the state in view rising crime.

LJP leader Chirag Paswan earlier lashed out at the ruling ‘grand alliance’ for prevailing lawlessness in the state, and said those raising their voices are being murdered.

Sudesh Paswan was campaigning for panchayat elections near Dumaria when he was shot dead. His cousin Sunil Paswan, who sustained injuries in the shootout, succumbed to his injuries after he was rushed to a hospital. (ANI)

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