Sultan Ahmed of Okhla is bereaved, according to his close friends. A resident of Abul Fazal Enclave, Sultan lost his ailing wife on Friday night.
She was not well for sometime and was hospitalised in a hospital in Delhi and it was on Friday night when her conditions deteriorated that she died, said a resident, who was seen standing with Sultan and his family members outside his house near Kalindi Sweet House in AFE.
It is understood that Sultan’s wife was in her fifties.
The body was laid to rest in newly AFE graveyard in the morning, according to source.
Information about the death of Sultan’s wife has been shared on the social media too with a resident writing on his timeline about the unfortunate incident.
Sultan was in the news during the recently-held municipal elections when he had joined the BJP giving up his cosy relationship with the AAP on Okhla. He was front runner for the ticket. However, he failed to get the ticket. But he supported his party’s candidate in the election.
The BJP failed to shine in the local poll in Okhla with the AAP’s Wajid Khan turning out to be the winner from AFE ward that earlier was won by SP candidate Ishrat Jahan.