The incident came a day after terrorists shot a truck driver in Anantnag district and targeted people waiting at a bus stand in Sopore. Earlier in the afternoon, terrorists had fired indiscriminately at paramilitary personnel deployed at a school in Pulwama district.
The Model code of conduct has come into force with immediate effect in the districts in which the whole or any part of the Parliamentary and Assembly constituency is going for elections.
Banerjee also asserted that she is opposing the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) which aims at granting citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31, 2014.
He said that he along with BJP and GJM workers was on way to Sinji Primary School, which is celebrating its Golden Jubilee when there was an "attempt on his life."
The RSS worker, his wife, and a child were found dead at their residence on Wednesday. The brutal murder has invoked a sharp reaction from BJP leaders, who have taken to Twitter to criticise the state government accusing it of lawlessness in the state.
In his complaint, Singha has claimed that a video of azaan being played at the Beliaghata Durga Puja pandal was forwarded to him by members of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP).
The Home Minister thanked people for electing 18 BJP candidates to the lower house of Parliament and said that their votes to BJP played a huge role in BJP achieving a thumping mandate of over 300 seats in the general elections.
The visit by Shah to West Bengal's capital was announced days after the meeting between the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Amit Shah on September 18 in Delhi over NRC issue.
Idols of Goddess Durga are transported to various pandals from this day, with the onset of the last round of preparation for the grand festival.
The Chief Minister on Monday stated that six people have died due to panic created over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and asserted the exercise will not be implemented in the state