Rahul amongst Congress leaders at the funeral.
Ahmed Patel, veteran Congress chief and prime advisor to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, was laid to relaxation on Thursday subsequent to his mother and father’s graves at his native village Piraman close to Bharuch. The final rites have been attended by a whole lot of Congress leaders together with Rahul Gandhi.
The mortal stays of the Congress party’s chief troubleshooter and strategist have been delivered to his village in a chartered flight from Delhi late on Wednesday. Patel, a seasoned parliamentarian died in a Gurugram hospital of submitting COVID-19 issues.
Mr. Gandhi flew into Surat on Thursday morning and drove to Piraman to be with the grieving household. Patel was laid to relaxation after the ultimate ‘namaz’ was supplied. As per his needs, he was buried subsequent to the graves of his mother and father.
Earlier than he was laid to relaxation, his physique was saved at a hospital in Ankleshwar for the general public to pay their tributes. The hospital is run by a charitable belief arrange by his household.
Apart from former party president Rahul Gandhi, different Congress leaders on the funeral included Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel, Karnataka Congress Chief D.Ok. Shiva Kumar, and former CM of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath, chief of Congress party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary.
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