Ahmed Patel

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Ahmed Patel
Ahmed Patel in 2017
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
19 August 1993 – 25 November 2020
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Succeeded byChandubhai Deshmukh[1]
Personal details
Born(1949-08-21)21 August 1949
Bharuch, India
Died25 November 2020(2020-11-25) (aged 71)
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Political partyIndian National Congress (1976–2020)
Memoona Patel (m. 1976)
Alma materSouth Gujarat University

Ahmedbhai Mohammedbhai Patel, better known as Ahmed Patel (21 August 1949 – 25 November 2020) was an Indian politician. He was a Member of Parliament for the Indian National Congress from 1977 to 1989 and from 1993 until his death.[2] He was the political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi.[3][4]

Patel was born in Bharuch, present-day Gujarat. He studied at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. Patel died at a hospital in Gurugram, Haryana from multiple organ failure caused by COVID-19 on 25 November 2020, aged 71.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biographical Sketch of Member of 12th Lok Sabha". Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. "Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away". NetIndian. New Delhi. 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  3. "Members Page". Archived from the original on 2019-03-27. Retrieved 2020-11-25.
  4. Ahmed, Syed Khalique (13 March 2009). "Congress likely to field ex-MLA Rasheedaben from Bharuch". Express India. Archived from the original on 26 September 2012. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  5. "Congress veteran Ahmed Patel passes away following Covid complications". The Times of India. 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.