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Congress leader Ahmed Patel's death an irreparable loss to Congress party: Manmohan Singh Ahmed Patel

Congress leader Ahmed Patel's death an irreparable loss to Congress party: Manmohan Singh

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Nov 2020, 05:17 pm

New Delhi/UNI: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday mourned the death of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel and termed his passing away 'an irreparable loss' to the party.

In a statement, the former prime minister said, "I am saddened to hear the shocking news of the untimely death of Ahmed Patel ji.

'Ahmed Patel ji was one of the most trusted leaders of the Congress party and a great friend of mine.

'His passing away is an irreparable loss to the Congress party. My heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family."

Senior Congress leader and eight-time Parliamentarian Ahmed Patel passed away early Wednesday battling the post COVID-19 complications. He was 71.

Patel breathed his last at around 0330 hrs at Medanta Hospital Gurugram where he was admitted since November 15.