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E Ahamed’s death a ‘great loss’ to Indian politics: Telangana CM

Hyderabad: Expressing his heartfelt condolences on the demise of former union minister and Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP E. Ahamed, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Thursday recalled the great services rendered by the veteran leader and said it is a ‘great loss’ to Indian politics.

“The sudden passing away of Ahamed is a great loss to politics and in general to the state of Kerala. My heartfelt condolences to the members of the departed MP’s family,” Rao said.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ahamed’s residence and offered his last respects.

Expressing his condolence, Prime Minister Modi earlier said that Ahamed’s empowerment of the Muslim community would be remembered.

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

The mortal remains of Ahamed will be flown to Kannur, his hometown, later in the day.

ANI