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RIP: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away

Nov. 25, 2020, 8:32 a.m.

Manish Kumar, New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and political advisor to Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel has passed away. 

About a month ago, Ahmed Patel was infected with coronavirus. After this, the 71-year-old was undergoing treatment at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.

But despite all efforts, he could not be saved. Since November 15, Ahmed Patel was admitted at the ICU of Medanta Hospital.

His son Faisal Patel has given this information by tweeting. He was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Gurugram for several days after being coronavirus infected.

A native of Gujarat, Ahmed Patel was the political secretary of Congress President Sonia Gandhi. He was the only person to have a direct access to 10 Janpath. 

He was loyal to Sonia and Rahul Gandhi and was also the tallest politician in the party. The instructions and signals of the Congress high command were transmitted through him to other big leaders.

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