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Muslim League leader E Ahamed dies after suffering cardiac arrest

E. Ahamed, MP, former Union Minister of State in UPA 1& 2, is no more.

His death is being mourned by his relatives and all the office bearers and members of Indian Union Muslim League in Kerala and elsewhere in the country.

It was on Tuesday when he had suffered cardiac arrest and was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

He was taken ill during President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament.

According to sources at RML hospital, the MP from Kerala is on ventilator it was reported on Tuesday.

“The MP had no pulse or heartbeat when he arrived at the hospital. A team of doctors carried out a resuscitation procedure following which his heartbeat returned but his condition is critical and he is currently under close observation of doctors,” a senior doctor said.

78-year-old Ahamed, was the president of Indian Muslim League.

At around 2.15 PM, he was shifted to the RML trauma centre ICU where he was put on ventilator.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi enquired about his health. According to hospital sources, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Union minister Jitendra Singh visited RML hospital to enquire
about Ahamed’s condition.

Ahamed, who represents the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency from
Kerala, had served as Minister of State for External Affairs in the
previous UPA government.

He had tried to revive the party in Hindi heartland. And his party had moderate following in Okhla also.

After his death Modi tweeted: “Saddened by the demise of Mr. E Ahamed, a veteran political leader who served the nation with great diligence. My condolences.”

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