Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja hurt in celebratory firing

Bhojpuri singer Golu Raja hurt in celebratory firing in Uttar Pradesh

Raja was performing at the birthday function of local BJP leader Bhanu Dubey's son at his home in Mahakarpur village

Bhojpuri singer and actor Golu Raja. Credit: Facebook (Golu-Raja-Entertainment)

Bhojpuri singer and actor Golu Raja was injured in celebratory firing at the home of a local BJP leader in a village here, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Monday night when Raja was performing at the birthday function of local BJP leader Bhanu Dubey's son at his home in Mahakarpur village, Station House Officer (SHO), Garwar, Anil Chandra Tiwari said.

Raja was injured and rushed to a private hospital in Buxar from where he was referred to Varanasi, the SHO said.

The matter is being investigated, Tiwari added.