22/09/2016 10:11 AM IST | Updated 22/09/2016 10:21 AM IST

RSS Leader Jagdish Gagneja Passes Away

Gagneja was shot at in Jalandhar on 6 August.


LUDHIANA -- Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (Retd) passed away on Thursday morning after battling for life at the Hero DMC Heart Institute for over 45 days.

The senior RSS leader died after suffering from a lung infection.

As per reports, Gagneja was shifted to DMC Heart Institute from Patel Hospital in Jalandhar on 7 August, a day after two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants had shot at him there.

Brig Gagneja had joined the RSS after retiring from the Army in 2004 and kept a low profile. The attack against him was extensively probed by Punjab Police with DGP Suresh Arora also visiting the crime spot.

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