Political tension is set to rise as a Trinamool Congress MLA Satyajit Biswas was shot dead.
The victim is a MLA from Krishnaganj in Nadia district of West Bengal.
Police sources said that he was attending Saraswati Puja celebrations in Phulbari.
Police have said that he was shot at by unidentified assailants.
As per media reports, the accused managed to flee the spot after killing the lawmaker.
The police have initiated a probe against the accused.
According to initial reports which cited eyewitnesses, the TMC MLA was coming down the stage after attending the pooja celebration when he was shot at from a close range and multiple times.