Candidate contesting Gram Panchayat election dies

Candidate contesting Gram Panchayat election dies

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A candidate contesting gram panchayat elections from the second ward of Nelyadi gram panchayat died of cardiac arrest on Tuesday night. The deceased candidate was identified as Abdul Hameed Painter (60).

He was campaigning throughout the day and had suffered severe chest pain late in the night. He breathed his last enroute to the hospital, sources added.