A local BJP leader was shot and injured over a trifle matter at village Badora near here, police said on Tuesday.

BJP slum cell district president and former corporator Sanjay Manakar, who was on his way to Badora from Dwarkanagar in his car, had an altercation with two persons over a truck parked on the road near a liquor shop on Monday night, they said.

The duo thrashed and fired at Mr. Manakar, leaving him injured and fled, police said.

Mr. Manakar was admitted to district hospital from where he was shifted to another hospital in Padar area.

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