Rautahat, May 10: A man affiliated with Sadbhawana Party was found dead in the district today morning.
Anil Kumar Jha, 45, of Samanpur VDC-1 was found afloat in the Bagmati river, police said. Police also recovered a bicycle of Jha from the incident site.
The family members said that Jha on a bicycle had gone to his farm at Barahathawa in Sarlahi last night but never returned.
They said that they started searching for him after he failed to make it home from the farm.
Jha is regional chairman of Rautahat constituency no 4 of the Sadbhawana Party.
His body has been kept in the District Hospital in Gaur for postmortem.