Jammu: The mortal remains of BJP councillor Rakesh Pandita, who was shot dead by militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, reached his Jammu residence on Thursday morning.
Pandita was killed by unidentified militants in the Tral area of Pulwama district late on Wednesday evening. Pandita, the municipal chairman of Tral, was visiting a friend, Mushtaq Ahmad, when three militants opened fire at them. Ahmad’s daughter was also injured in the incident.
Pandita’s mortal remains arrived at his Roopnagar residence here at around 8.45 am and a number of people, including top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, thronged his home despite Covid restrictions.