He died at his home in Badhaber area of the city.His funeral prayers will be held at 4pm .
Khan was leading the group of PTI’s ‘dissident MNAs’ who had objected to party chairman Imran Khan’s call to resign en masse from the National Assembly during the 2014 sit-in.
He had won the NA-4 constituency of Peshawar on the PTI ticket in the 2013 General Elections.
Before joining PTI, Khan served as the home secretary of the province as well as the deputy commissioner of Peshawar.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan, along with other party leaders, expressed grief.
In a message on Twitter Khan said: “Saddened to learn of our MNA Gulzar Khan’s passing. My prayers go to the family in their time of grief.”
Saddened to learn of our MNA Gulzar Khan’s passing. My prayers go to the family in their time of grief.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 28, 2017