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Ahmed Patel, Congress’s man for all seasons, dies at 71

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 25 November 2020
The passing of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, or ‘AP’ as he was referred to, on Wednesday morning at a Gurgaon hospital after a long battle with Covid-related complications brings the curtain down on an eventful phase in Congress's history in which he and Sonia Gandhi as party chief had an influential say in decision-making in the organisation and the UPA government.
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Congress leader Kapil Sibal condoled the death of Rajya Sabha MP and his party leader Ahmed Patel and said that the commitment Ahmed Patel had towards Congress cannot be seen in anyone else. "He was a kind, generous and thoughtful man. He kept the Congress Party together when in difficult times. He...

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