Tributes and condolences pouring across spectrum of political parties of nation.
Ahmed Patel confident of Rajiv Gandhi since 1985 eight time MP,political adviser to Sonia Gandhi.
Senior Congress leader Patel, who was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for the COVID-19, breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of Wednesday, his son Faisal confirmed.
In a tweet, Faisal said that the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat died at 3.30 am on Wednesday. — ANI
rashtrapatibhvn·Distressed to know that veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel is no more. An astute Parliamentarian, Shri Patel combined the skills of a strategist and the charm of a mass leader. His amiability won him friends across party lines. My condolences to his family and friends.
narendramodi·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.
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passed away on Wednesday morning at 3.30 am due to multiple organ failures #AhmedPatel
Vice President of India@VPSecretariat·Deeply saddened to learn about the passing away of Rajya Sabha MP, Shri Ahmed Patel. He was an able parliamentarian and always maintained cordial relations with leaders across the political spectrum. My condolences to the bereaved family members. May his soul rest in peace.
In Shri Ahmed Patel, I’ve lost a colleague, whose entire life was dedicated to Congress. I’ve lost an irreplaceable comrade, a faithful colleague & a friend. Feel deeply for his bereaved family to whom I offer my sincere feelings of empathy & support: Sonia Gandhi, Congress
Patel, who served as the party’s backroom strategist for years, passed away at a Gurugram hospital in the early hours of Wednesday.
He was suffering from complications related to COVID-19.
In her condolence message for Patel, who served as her political secretary for years and was the All India Congress Committee treasurer, party chief Sonia Gandhi said, ‘In Shri Ahmed Patel, I have lost a colleague, whose entire life was dedicated to the Congress Party.’
RahulGandhi·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.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expresses grief over the demise of #AhmedPatel; says, “His passing away leaves an immense void.”
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra@priyankagandhi·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.
priyankagandhi calls him a ‘wise and experienced colleague’ to whom she constantly turned for advice.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra@priyankagandhi·Ahmed ji was not only a wise and experienced colleague to whom I constantly turned for advice and counsel, he was a friend who stood by us all, steadfast, loyal, and dependable to the end. His passing away leaves an immense void. May his soul rest in peace.
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away.
The announcement of his demise was made by his son Faisal Patel.
Senior Congress leader and party treasurer Ahmed Patel (71) passed away on Wednesday morning at a Delhi hospital due to multiple organ failure more than a month after he was tested positive for COVID-19.
ManishTewari·I first met @ahmedpatel in May of 1984. He & Oscar Fernandes were Joint Secy’s in AICC & used to sit towards rear of the building. A bond evolved over the years. 36 years later I never ever thought I would have to Tweet my condolences. He was a noble soul. RIP Sir @mfaisalpatel
smritiirani·Saddened by the passing away of Ahmed Patel ji. I extend my condolences to his family, followers & admirers in this hour of grief. May his soul rest in peac
DrJitendraSingh·Saddened by the untimely passing away of Ahmed Patel ji. My condolences to his family, followers & admirers. May his soul rest in peace
BSYBJP·Deeply saddened by the passing away of veteran Congress leader Shri Ahmed Patel Ji. My heartfelt condolences to his family, followers, and tributes to the departed soul. Om Shanti.
sampitroda·My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of @ahmedpatel Ahmedabhai Patel, who was a dedicated congress leader for over FOUR decades. I had the privilege of working with him since 1985.
mkstalin·Extremely saddened to hear of the passing of Mr Ahmed Patel, who was a lynchpin of the Indian National Congress. On behalf of the DMK, I extend my condolences to his family as well as the Congress cadres who are mourning his loss.
yadavakhilesh·I am saddened to hear about the passing of Ahmed Patel Ji. My deepest sympathies are with his family at this difficult time.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi@naqvimukhtar·Deeply saddened to hear about demise of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel Ji, known for his down to earth nature. My heartfelt condolences to Ahmed Bhai”s family. RIP..
Mallikarjun Kharge@kharge·A sad day for @INCIndia . We have lost one of our most hard working leaders. With the demise of #AhmedPatel ji we have lost one of the strongest pillars of the party. His contributions & sacrifices have been immense. My deepest condolences to his family.