BJP candidate dies of heart attack before casting vote

BJP candidate dies of heart attack before casting vote

Azad Singh Raju, 62, a former employee of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department, died at a local polling station before casting his vote, they said.

A BJP candidate died of heart attack Wednesday when he was about to cast his vote in the second phase of the municipal elections in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. 

Azad Singh Raju, 62, a former employee of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department, died at a local polling station before casting his vote, they said. 

He was rushed to a hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.  Raju was among 24 candidates in the fray for the seven municipal bodies of Ramban district.