Naming of square after PM not the cause of killing

Bihar 70-year-old man allegedly beheaded for naming town square after PM Modi

Bihar shocker: Man beheaded for naming chowk after Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Darbhanga

"My father went to them to explain the situation over naming the chowk after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but was beheaded".

A 70-year-old man has been allegedly beheaded in India after he named a town square "Narendra Modi chowk", claims family. Union Minister Giriraj Singh and Bihar BJP President Nityanand Rai met the victim's family today."We have visited many places here and found that public's words are clear and transparent". One of the five sons of the deceased was killed in a similar attack following a quarrel over the same plot of land some three years ago.

Dharbanga Additional Superintendent of Police Dilnawaz Ahmad reportedly said, "According to our information, the attackers had some personal enmity with Kamlesh Yadav and his family".

In Patna, deputy chief minister, Sushil Modi too dismissed the allegations made by the BJP worker's family and added that the Modi Chowk board was put up long time back.

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Earlier, on Friday party colleague Sushil Kumar Modi claimed that the murder has no connection with the Narendra Modi chowk and is a case of personal enmity. "The victims will be given justice and complaints of all responsible police officials will be submitted to Government", said Nityanand Rai. We have recorded the statements of all the witnesses.

"On Wednesday, local RJD supporters, who had been opposed to naming of the square after Modi, tried to remove the plaque bearing the name of the square. When we protested, they said that the RJD's victory in bypolls marked their party's resurgence and so they wanted to rename the square after Lalu Prasad", he alleged. Case of a land dispute. Darbhanga police, however, had denied on Saturday that nobody from a minority community was a part of the attack that killed Ramchandra Yadav.

Ramchandra Yadav, a BJP supporter, was attacked by about 40-50 men with hockey sticks and swords, who came on motorcycles.

On Friday, BJP workers blocked traffic in the area for over two hours, demanding arrest of the accused.

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