Ahmedabad: The mortal remains of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel were brought to Ankleshwar in Bharuch district of Gujarat late Wednesday, where he will be kept in a hospital tonight. Patel's body will be buried in the ancestral village Piraman on Thursday morning. Party leaders gave this information.
Congress's Gujarat in-charge Rajiv Satav told reporters that former party president Rahul Gandhi would pay tribute to Patel on Thursday in Piraman.
Gujarat: The mortal remains of senior Congress leader #AhmedPatel brought to Sardar Patel Hospital in Bharuch.
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Please tell that Patel's body was brought to Vadodara by plane in the evening, after which an ambulance was taken to Ankleshwar by road. A party leader said that tonight the body will be kept in a hospital in Ankleshwar. On Thursday morning, he will be taken to Piraman village for burial.
Patel, the top strategist of the Congress party and a troubleshooter, died in a hospital in Gurugram early Wednesday after battling with problems related to Kovid-19. Several senior leaders of Gujarat Congress reached Vadodara airport late evening and paid tribute to Patel.