Monday Aug 28, 2017
PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Gulzar Khan passed away on Monday, according to family sources.
Sources said the bureaucrat-turned-politician was suffering from heart ailment and passed away at his native home in Masho Gogar, in Peshawar's Badhaber area.
His funeral prayers will be held at 4pm in his native town.
Khan was leading the group of PTI's 'dissident MNAs' who had objected to party chairman Imran Khan's call to resign en masse from the National Assembly during the 2014 dharna [sit-in] against the government.
He had won the NA-4 constituency of Peshawar on the PTI ticket in the 2013 General Elections.
Before joining PTI, Khan served as the home secretary of the province as well as the deputy commissioner of Peshawar.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan, along with other party leaders, expressed grief at the incident in a post on Twitter: