"According to villagers, he was brutally beaten to death with sticks by the ultras," the SP said, adding that a police team has been sent to the spot.
Naxals have called for a boycott of the Assembly polls.
Polling in 18 constituencies in eight Naxal-affected districts - Bastar, Kanker, Sukma, Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur, Kondagaon and Rajnandgaon -- will be held on November 12.
The remaining 72 constituencies will go to the polls on November 20. Counting of votes will be held on December 11.
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