NDTV News Desk
| Monday March 20, 2017, Allahabad
Mohammad Shami, a Bahujan Samaj Party leader was shot dead last night in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad district. The incident, which happened in a remote area, led to heightened tension. This morning, Mr Shami's supporters sat in protest on the Allahabad-Pratapgarh highway demanding the immediate arrest of the culprits. The protesters have also demanded adequate security to be given to Mr Shami's family.