Congress President Sonia Gandhi today condoled the demise of former Union Minister E Ahamed, remembering him as an outstanding Parliamentarian. “He was a committed democrat and beloved leader of Kerala, whose simple lifestyle and commitment to the cause of people was an example to an entire generation,” Gandhi said.
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also expressed condolences on the Kerala leader’s death. “Deeply saddened by the demise of Shri E Ahamed. A veteran parliamentarian& a valued colleague, he served his country with honour &dedication. “My thoughts & prayers are with his family & loved ones in this time of grief,” he said in a tweet. 78-year-old Ahamed passed away in the wee hours today at RML Hospital here.
The MP from Kerala’s Mallapuram suffered a cardiac arrest during the President’s address to the joint sitting of Parliament yesterday.