Suspected militants shot at and injured a BJP leader in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Sunday.
Abdul Hamid Najar of Mohiendpora area of Budgam was fired at by unknown militants when he was on a morning walk, a Police officer said.
Najar, BJP’s OBC district president Budgam, was shifted to a hospital where he was undergoing treatment.
Authorities had allotted a secured accommodation to him.
The Police officer said contingents of forces launched searches in the area to catch the attackers.
The attack on Najar is the third such incident this month in Kashmir.
On August 6, a BJP Sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Khanday was killed when he was fired at by unknown gunmen in Vesoo area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district.
Khanday was living in a secured migrant camp at Vesoo but had gone to his house without informing Police.
Such attacks have intensified fear among the mainstream political workers in Kashmir.
On August 4, another BJP panch, Arif Ahmad, was shot at in Kulgam district.
On July 15, a BJP worker Mehrajuddin Malla was allegedly abducted by unknown men near his residence at Marazigund village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Malla, who is the vice president of Municipal Committee Watergam, later returned home safe.
On July 8, BJP leader Wasim Bari, his father and brother, also BJP functionaries, were killed by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.
On June 8, a Congress Sarpanch was killed by suspected militants in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.