Jharkhand Congress leader dies in accident
By Abha Manakatala - Sat Oct 31, 11:42 am
Executive member of the Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee Ashok Banerjee died in accident near Phuldungri under Ghatsila sub-division of East Singhbhum district, said the police.
Banerjee was traveling on his motorcycle when the accident took place.
Irate locals and Congress activists put up a road blockade on National Highway 33 following the incident, disrupting the road traffic, police said.
The protesters were demanding adequate compensation to the victim’s family and arrest of the trailer’s driver who was being held responsible for the accident.