Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has passed away at the age of 71 years. He was found corona positive a month ago, and, after this, his treatment was going on. This morning, his son Faizal Patel tweeted that his father Ahmed Patel has passed away at 3.30 am.
According to the report, Ahmed Patel has passed away at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. His body was carried to his native village Piraman in Bharuch, Gujarat for cremation. It was Ahmed Patel’s wish that he be buried along with his parents, which he had told his son.
Faizal Patel tweeted that he is announcing the sad and untimely death of his father Ahmed Patel with great sadness. He mentioned in his tweet that his father died at 3.30 am on the 25th. He said that about a month ago his father was found corona positive. During treatment, many of his organs stopped working and he succumbed to multi-organ failure.
— Faisal Patel (@mfaisalpatel) November 24, 2020
On the demises of Ahmad Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, and many big politicians of the country have expressed grief and offered sincere condolence to his family.
Saddened by the demise of Ahmed Patel Ji. He spent years in public life, serving society. Known for his sharp mind, his role in strengthening the Congress Party would always be remembered. Spoke to his son Faisal and expressed condolences. May Ahmed Bhai’s soul rest in peace.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 25, 2020
It is a sad day. Shri Ahmed Patel was a pillar of the Congress party. He lived and breathed Congress and stood with the party through its most difficult times. He was a tremendous asset.
We will miss him. My love and condolences to Faisal, Mumtaz & the family. pic.twitter.com/sZaOXOIMEX
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 25, 2020
My deepest condolences to Ahmedji’s whole family, especially Mumtaz and @mfaisalpatel.
Your father’s service and commitment to our party was immeasurable. We will all miss him immensely. May his courage pass on to you and give you strength to face this tragedy. pic.twitter.com/M5x66zC3Sm
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) November 25, 2020
Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi’s condolence message on the demise of Shri Ahmed Patel. pic.twitter.com/JiOwjr3j1n
— Congress (@INCIndia) November 25, 2020
Extremely saddened to learn of Shri Ahmed Patel ji has passed away.
Shri Patel has left a void which can not be filled.He was a dedicated congressman, a passionate nationalist and friend and mentor to so many…
I join in grief with Faisal, Mumtaz, and the rest of the family. 🙏
— Sachin Pilot (@SachinPilot) November 25, 2020
Congress has lost one of its tallest leaders today.
Not only was he a Visionary Poltician, but a great mentor for many of us.
He guided the party through the toughest situations the party has seen in recent times.
— Amarinder Singh Raja (@RajaBrar_INC) November 25, 2020