Vijay Yadav, belonging to a village in Kalyanpur District had a furniture shop, and was a former worker of City unit of Bajrang Dal.
He was attacked with sharp edged weapons close to Armapur police station.
The police said a few passerbies found Vijay lying on the road in a tattered condition, after which they immediately informed them.
The police arrived and rushed Vijay to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.
"Investigation on the case has started. I have directed officials to catch the culprits as soon as possible," SSP Akhilesh Kumar said.
The SSP further stated that according to the information gathered, the victim "had an enmity with some local men."(ANI)