Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away

Ahmed Patel, the man who served Congress darbar, BJP politics - The Federal

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passed away on Wednesday morning at a Delhi hospital due to multiple organ failure more than a month after he was tested positive for COVID-19. He was 71.

In a tweet, his son Faisal Patel said that the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat died at 3.30 am today.

“With profound grief & sorrow, I regret to announce the sad & untimely demise of my father, Mr. Ahmed Patel at 25/11/2020, 03:30 AM. After testing positive for COVID-19 around a month back, his health worsened further due to multiple organ failures. May Allah grant him Jannatul firdaus, inshallah,” he tweeted.

He also requested all their well-wishers to adhere to the COVID-19 regulations by avoiding mass gatherings.

A Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat and a treasurer of the Congress, Patel was an eight-term parliamentarian and considered to be a close aide of interim party president Sonia Gandhi.

 

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