Thrissur: A Congress leader was hacked to death at Ayyantholi in Thrissur district on Saturday.
Eecharath Madhu(44), Congress vice president of Ayyantholi constituency, was attacked by a four-member gang as he was getting into his after a temple visit in the morning.
Madhu, who was critically injured in the attack was taken to a private hospital in Thrissur and later shifted to the Medical College hospital before succumbing to his injuries.
Thrissur West police told reports that the attack is suspected to be the continuation of a squabble happened in the sidelines of the election held last month.
The Congress party has decided to observe hartal in Ayyantholi from noon.