Thursday, March 25, 2010

Hulu Selangor MP Zainal Abidin passes away

PKR's Hulu Selangor MP Dr Zainal Abidin Ahmad, 71, passed away this evening paving the way for a crucial by-election in the Pakatan Rakyat-ruled state.
azlanZainal Abidin (left), who succumbed to brain cancer, passed away at about 9.30pm at his home at along the 9th mile, Jalan Cheras, Kajang, reports Bernama.

Zainal Abidin was the former Selangor deputy menteri besar.

According to election laws, a by-election must be called for the constituency within 60 days after the Dewan Rakyat speaker announces a casual vacancy.

Another by-election on its way.

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