Rajnath Singh to take up issue of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain's murder with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Ferozepur: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has taken up the issue of the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain with Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh, former Punjab BJP chief Kamal Sharma said on Tuesday.

Rajnath Singh to take up issue of RSS leader Ravinder Gosains murder with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

File image of Rajnath Singh. PTI

"Union home minister Singh has taken up the matter of the brutal killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana with Punjab chiefmMinister Captain Amarinder Singh," said Sharma in a release.

Sharma claimed he had earlier taken up the issue with the Union minister.

Sharma said that Rajnath Singh spoke to  Amarinder Singh during his visit to the Hussainiwala Border in Ferozepur on Tuesday.

Rajnath Singh told the chief minister to get the matter thoroughly investigated in a speedy manner, Sharma said.

Two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot dead the senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader in the Kailash Nagar locality on Tuesday, the police said.

Gosain, 60, was returning home after attending a morning drill (RSS shakha) when he was attacked, they said.

Gosain died on the spot and the attackers fled, police said.

The Union home minister was here for inauguration of the newly constructed viewers gallery at the India-Pakistan joint check post at Hussaniwala.

Rajnath Singh and the Punjab chief minister paid floral tributes at the memorial of freedom fighters — Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev, officials said.

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Updated Date: Oct 18, 2017 08:17:58 IST

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