A district-level RSS leader was hacked to death at Kannur in Kerala on Monday morning.
The victim, identified as Manoj was attacked at Diamond mukku near Thalassery, police said, adding that an inquiry was underway.
Police is yet to ascertain the identity of the assailants.
Last week, a BMS activist Suresh Kumar (42) was hacked to death allegedly by CPI(M) activists. Recently, scores of CPI (M) sympathisers had moved to BJP in Kannur district.
The Home Ministry had sent a panel of three senior IAS officers to pick from and Negi's name is not in the list.
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