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Ahmed Patel: The troubleshooter's departure leaves the Congress poorer

It may sound like a cliche but Ahmed Patel leaves a void in the party that no one can fill

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Ahmed Patel | Obituary | Congress

Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 



Ahmed Patel
Ahmed Patel was personally a man of austere habits, not one to wine and dine or have kabab and biryani parties to win friends and influence people.

Ahmed Patel, Treasurer of the Indian Congress, MP, a close aide to former Prime Minister and President Sonia Gandhi, died today at 71. He leaves behind a void that no one can fill. This may sound like a cliché. But there are few in the party today who are capable of being a bridge over troubled waters that Patel proved to be, time and again.

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First Published: Wed, November 25 2020. 09:00 IST

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