Ahmed Patel, a veteran Congress leader and also called Chanakya of the party, died this morning. Political demise is being mourned over his death. Congress leader Hardik Patel said on his deathbed that when he was in jail during the agitation, it was Ahmed who helped his family.
Gujarat Congress Working President Hardik Patel expressed grief over the demise of Ahmed Patel and said, “He was the one who helped my family when I was in jail during the agitation”. He said that he remained at the peak of politics for 4 decades but he never became a minister. His absence will surely bring a big decline in the lives of the Congress people.
Earlier, tweeting on the death of Ahmed Patel, Hardik said, ‘Ahmad Bhai Patel, the senior leader of the Congress Party and the guide of our youth has passed away. I pray to God for the peace of the departed soul. Ahmed Bhai has done the work of strengthening me socially, stately and ideologically. Ahmed Bhai was a sympathizer of the people of Gujarat.
Hardik Patel tweeted another, remembering Ahmed Patel, ‘Whenever I used to visit Ahmad Bhai in Delhi, he would not let me go without feeding. Ahmad Bhai was a really good person. The sudden departure of this person who keeps promise and friendship is sad for all of us. God bless his family. ॐ Peace. ‘
Earlier, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has passed away. Patel was infected with Corona a month ago. He was undergoing treatment. Ahmed Patel’s son Faizal Patel tweeted that his father Ahmed Patel died at 3.30 am today.
Ahmed Patel, a Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat and treasurer of the Congress Party, was admitted to the ICU of Medanta Hospital on 15 November. Ahmed Patel, 71, has been a member of the Lok Sabha thrice and a member of the Rajya Sabha five times.