Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passed away due to multiple organ failures, after having tested positive for Novel Coronavirus last month. He was 71. His son Faisal Patel announced his father’s demise on Twitter. After testing positive for Covid-19 around a month back, his health worsened. Ahmed Patel was one of the tallest leaders of the Congress party and an eight-time parliamentarian from Gujarat. With this demise the Congress party has lost two prominent leaders due Covid-related complications within a week. Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi died at the age of 86 earlier this week.