New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel passed away at 3:30 am this morning, he was 71.
Patel suffered multiple organ failures due to his deteriorating health condition as a result of Covid-19.
Announcing his father’s demise on Twitter, Faisal Patel said, “I regret to announce the sad and untimely demise of my father, Mr. Ahmed Patel at 25/11/2020, 3:30 AM. After testing positive for Covid-19 around a month back, his health worsened further due to multiple organ failures.”
He was Lok Sabha MP for three terms from 1977 to 1989 and Rajya Sabha MP since 1993 representing Gujarat.
Patel also served as the political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi.