Election candidate Israr Hussain Gondal from PP-266 dies
LAHORE: (Web Desk) Chaudhry Israr Hussain Gondal, an election candidate from Punjab Assembly constituency PP-266, passed away, due to which the elections in the constituency were postponed.
Israr Hussain Gondal suffered a cardiac arrest and was shifted to a hospital where the doctors referred him to Sheikh Zayed Hospital Rahim Yar Khan as his condition became critical. However, he could not survive.
Israr Hussain Gondal was contesting the election from PP-266, Rahim Yar Khan, on the Tehreek Jawanan Pakistan ticket.
As the elections are postponed due to the death of the candidate, the election schedule will be re-issued after the general elections in the constituency.
The candidates contesting the election in the constituency will not need to re-submit their nomination papers.
On the other hand, the ECP has said that the process of printing the ballot papers for the general elections to be held on February 8 across the country has been completed.