GDA leader Jadam Mangrio dies of coronavirus

By: News Desk      Published: 02:31 PM, 25 Nov, 2020
GDA leader Jadam Mangrio dies of coronavirus

Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) leader Muhammad Jadam Mangrio passed away in Karachi battling deadly coronavirus on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

The TV channel reported that the dead body of Jadam Mangrio has been sent to his native village in Umarkot.

Faqir Jadam Mangrio served twice as advisers to Sindh Chief Ministers and was elected to the National Assembly of Pakistan as a candidate of Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) from NA-234 (Sanghar-I) in 2008 general elections. He received 71,394 votes against Ghulam Muhammad Junejo, a candidate of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).

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He also ran for the seat of the provincial assembly of Sindh as a candidate of PML-F from constituency PS-69 (Umerkot-cum-Sanghar) in the 2013 general elections but was unsuccessful. He received 31,408 votes and lost the seat to Syed Sardar Ali Shah.