A state-wide bandh, or shutdown, has been called in Rajasthan today in protest of the assassination of Rajput leader Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi. Gogamedi was shot dead at his Jaipur home Tuesday evening.
The bandh has been called by the Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena, a Rajput community organization. The Sena demands a judicial probe into Gogamedi’s murder and his killers’ arrest.
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Gogamedi was a prominent figure in the Rajput community and a vocal critic of the government. He was also the president of Shri Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena, a Rajput community organization.
Gogamedi’s murder has sparked outrage among the Rajput community. Rajputs believe the murder was politically motivated.
The bandh is expected to have a major impact on Rajasthan life. Schools, colleges, and businesses are expected to be closed. Public transportation is also likely to be disrupted.
The police are investigating the murder and have launched a manhunt for the killers. No arrests have been made so far till writing this article.