Tinsukia: In a shocking and unprecedented incident of “political rivalry”, a 46 year old BJP leader was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants in Tinsukia’s Bordumsa late Thursday.
As per preliminary reports, the deceased was Devananda Gogoi, president of the BJP’s Dumduma-Nagaon booth committee. The incident took place when the BJP leader was gardening in the backyard of his residence. A youth allegedly stabbed the leader finding no one along with him.
Gogoi was admitted in a government hospital in a critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The reason for the attack is yet to be ascertained. The police is investigating the case in all possible angles.
*It is a developing story. More details awaited.