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Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh unit head of Antarrashtriya Hindu Mahasabha was shot dead here by unknown assailants on Sunday when he was out on a morning walk, police said.

A police official said Ranjeet Bachchan (40) was killed in an area which falls under the jurisdiction of the Hazratganj police station.

He said the killing prima facie appears to be a fallout of some family dispute, but the police are investigating all possible angles.

Sources said Bachchan was earlier associated with the Samajwadi Party.

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