Anil Chauhan Shot at in Mumbai: Condition & Updates

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A poster with Anil Chauhan’s face. He is a leader of the Shiv Sena political group in India. (Twitter)

Anil Chauhan (Chavan), a leader of the far-right Shiv Sena party in India, was shot at on Wednesday and was taken to the hospital.

He is reportedly in critical condition, according to Live India.

Asian News International reported he was taken to KEM hospital and sustained a head injury from the attack.

However, according to The Hindu, the incident took place in Kashimira, a northern region of Mumbai and Chauhan was admitted to Bhaktivedanta hospital.

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Map of Kashimira, an area in Northern Mumbai where the leader of Shiv Sena, Anil Chauhan was reportedly shot at on Wednesday. (Google Maps)

The Times of India reported there were two unidentified men who shot at the leader. A Mumbai Police official Avinash Ambure said an investigation is underway to find the men who did this.

According to DNA India, a Kashimira official said,

Chavan suffered a bullet injury and has been admitted at a hospital for treatment and we suspect personal rivalry behind the attack. We will register a case after taking down the statement of the victim when he is stable./blockquote>

The Shiv Sena group is running the government in Maharashtra, the region Mumbai is in, with the BJP, their senior partner. Reportedly the Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray attacked ally BJP a few days ago about rising food prices, according to Janta Ka Reporter.

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