Ahmedbhai Mohammadbhai Patel, better known as Ahmed Patel breathed last this at the age of 71. He was admitted in Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon as his health deteriorated due to COVID infection. He was tested positive on 1st October 2020 and was admitted to the ICU.
PM Modi had expressed his condolence and tweeted, “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.
Sonia Gandhi said she has lost an ‘irreplaceable comrade’, a faithful colleague and a friend. Top leaders of his party named him “pillar of Congress party.”
Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “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 and the family.