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PTI leader Shahid Gondal passes away due to COVID-19 complications

Shahid Gondal was also serving as the Chief Legal Adviser of the Capital Development Authority.

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Shahid Gondal, PTI leader passed away on Saturday night due to complications from the COVID-19.

As being reported he was under treatment at a private hospital in Rawalpindi, where he passed away.

Shahid Gondal was also serving as the Chief Legal Adviser of the Capital Development Authority.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leadership, including PM Imran Khan, has paid tribute to Shahid Gondal.

PTI leaders took to social media to pay their last respects to Gonadal and credited him for fighting the PTI’s legal battles especially during the 2014 sit-in protests.

Taking to Twitter, PM Imran Khan said: “Saddened to learn of Shahid Gondal’s passing. He was one of our most loyal workers who stood with us during our struggle against the political mafias. My condolences & prayers go to his family.”

Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen Mazari praised Gondal in a tweet and said: “Sad news. Our long time Insaf lawyer Shahid Gondal, who stood by PTI and all our workers, esp fighting their dharna cases, died of COVID 19.”

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi also paid tribute to Gondal. In a tweet, he said: “Greatly saddened by the demise of Shahid Gondal. A selfless committed PTI worker, who stood by party in challenging times. His contribution & memory will remain with us forever. May Allah bless him with Jannat & give sabr to his family.”

Special Advisor to PM Imran Khan Zulfiqar Bukhari also extended condolences in a tweet.

 

PTI leader Babar Awan said Gondal’s passing was a “great loss for PTI”, in a tweet he said: “The passing of Shahid Naseem Gondal is a great loss for PTI. My sincerest condolences to his family and loved ones. May Allah bless the departed soul and give patience to the bereaved family.”

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.