Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passed away at a Gurgaon hospital early this morning at the age of 71 years. Ahmed Patel had recently contracted the Covid infection on, which worsened his health further leading to multiple organ failure.
Ahmed Patel was widely known for his crisis management skills, that he came to be known as the party's 'crisis manager.' A close aid of Sonia Gandhi, Patel was the party's most important political advisors and had contributed essentially in a lot of elections.
Condolences and tributes poured out for the veteran leader by many leaders across party lines.