Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, one of Sonia Gandhi’s closest political advisers, died at a Gurgaon hospital this morning. He was 71. Confirming the news  ,his son Faisal informed about the death of his father Ahmed Patel from multiple organ failure. Patel, Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat died at 3.30 am on Wednesday.

His son Faisal tweeted.” With profound grief & sorrow, I regret to announce the sad & untimely demise of my father, Mr. Ahmed Patel at 25/11/2020, 03:30 AM. After testing positive for COVID-19 around a month back, his health worsened further due to multiple organ failures. May Allah grant him Jannatul firdaus, inshallah.