Senior Congress chief Ahmed Patel, considered one of Sonia Gandhi’s closest political advisers, died at a Gurgaon hospital this morning. He was 71. The veteran politician had been at Medanta Hospital since his well being worsened after a Covid an infection. In a tweet at round four am, his son, Faisal Patel, stated that the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat died at 3.30 am
“With profound grief & sorrow, I remorse to announce the unhappy and premature demise of my father, Mr. Ahmed Patel at 25/11/2020, 03:30 AM. After testing optimistic for COVID-19 round a month again, his well being worsened additional because of a number of organ failures. Could Allah grant him Jannatul firdaus, inshallah,” he tweeted, requesting all their well-wishers to stick to the COVID-19 rules by avoiding mass gatherings.
“…additionally keep social distancing norms always,” Faisal Patel stated within the assertion.
— Faisal Patel (@mfaisalpatel) November 24, 2020
Ahmed Patel, additionally the treasurer of the Congress, had examined optimistic for the COVID-19 on October 1 and had been admitted to the ICU of Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon on November 15.
Messages of condolences poured in quickly after the announcement of Mr Patel’s dying.
“Shocked to listen to of demise of Ahmed Patel. Had been speaking to his son Faisal virtually each day. My impression was AP was on the mend. Horrible information. Could his soul #RIP. #OmShanti,” Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi tweeted.
On October 1, Ahmed Patel, whereas disclosing that he was examined optimistic for the COVID-19, had urged all those that got here in touch with him in previous few days to endure self-isolation.