Bharuch: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel was laid to rest at his native village Piraman in Gujarat’s Bharuch district on Thursday. In the funeral of Ahmed Patel – Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and many political leaders remained present.
Ahmed Patel died on Wednesday early morning and he brought to his native place in Bharuch on Wednesday night.
Apart from Rahul Gandhi, Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda, AICC in-charge of Gujarat Rajeev Satav, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, and former chief ministers Kamal Nath and Shankersinh Vaghela attended funeral of Ahmed Patel.
According to political experts – Ahmed Patel was the key strategist and trouble-shooter in the congress.