RSS worker dies after hit by speeding vehicle in UP

Source : IANS
Author : IANS
Last Updated: Sat, May 23rd, 2020, 15:15:18hrs

Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) A RSS worker succumbed to his injuries after being hit by a speeding vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district, police said on Saturday.

Ajay Chaturvedi was distributing food to migrant workers on Friday when a vehicle hit him from behind, leaving him critically injured.

Ajay was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died during treatment, police added.

Ajay had been spearheading a campaign to provide food and ration to the needy for nearly two months amid the Covid-19 lockdown.

A large number of RSS activists and leaders including MLA Sharad Awasthi and District President Satish Sharma reached the hospital and asked the police officials to initiate a probe.

--IANS

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