M.P. Shuja Kushalappa was attacked in Virajpet, about 35 km from here.
He suffered an injury near the neck and was shifted to a hospital in Mysore, after treatment at a Virajpet hospital, Kodagu Superintendent of Police M.N. Anucheth told reporters.
A Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson said Kushalappa, brother of Madikeri BJP legislator M.P. Appachu Ranjan, was out of danger.
He said a group of people fired at Kushalappa near the sub-registrar's office and sped away in a car. He said political motive appeared to be behind the attack and urged the government to conduct a probe into the incident.
--IANS (Posted on 10-01-2014)