In a shocking turn of events, Congress veteran leader Ahmed Patel breathed his last breath with the Covid-19 related complications in the early hours of Wednesday. His son confirmed the news.
Ahmed Patel's son Faisal Patel took to Twitter to announce the news of the untimely demise of his father. In his note, Faisal said, Ahmed Patel breathed his last at 3:30 AM on November 25.
He contacted the novel Coronavirus on the 1st of October. After recovering from the virus, he has been battling with complications related to Covid-19. After his health condition deteriorated, he was shifted to the critical care unit at a private hospital in Gurgaon on Sunday.
While undergoing treatment, he succumbed on Wednesday. Ahmed Patel's health condition worsened due to multiple organ failure.
Several leaders, including PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, and others have condoled the death of Ahmed Patel. He is widely regarded as the Chanakya of the Congress party.