Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away after battling Covid

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2020, 22:30
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away after battling Covid
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, died at a Gurgaon hospital on Wednesday morning. He was 71. The veteran politician had been at a private hospital since his health worsened after a Covid infection. In a tweet at around 4 am, his son, Faisal Patel, said that the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat had passed away at 3.30 am today.

Messages of condolences and tributes poured in soon after the announcement of Mr Patel`s death.President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed grief over the demise of the veteran Congress Leader Ahmed Patel.

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