Former Union minister and Indian Union Muslim League leader E Ahamed has passed away early on 1st Feb 2017 after he suffered a cardiac arrest, a senior doctor has confirmed.
The 78-year-old Ahamed died at 2:15 am at RML hospital where he was admitted and put on artificial life support.
Ahamed's body will be taken to Kerala later today.
The MP from Kerala's Mallapuram suffered a cardiac arrest .
This was during the President's address to the joint sitting of Parliament.
At around 2.15 PM, he was shifted to the RML trauma centre's ICU where he was put on ventilator and breathed his last.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi, leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad were some of the visitors at the RML hospital.E. Ahamed: Know More
- Born: April 29, 1938
- Birth place: Malappuram, Kerala, India
- Died: 1 February 2017 (aged 78)
- Location: Delhi, India
- Political party: Indian Union Muslim League