Ahmedbhai Mohammedbhai Patel, better known as Ahmed Patel (born 21 August 1949) is currently serving as a Member of Parliament in India and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress
party. He was the political secretary to the Congress President Sonia Gandhi
from 2001 to 2017. He is widely credited with the party’s performance in the 2004 and 2009 General elections.
Patel has represented Gujarat seven times in the Parliament of India, three times in the lower house or Lok Sabha (1977–1989) and four times in the Upper House or Rajya Sabha (since 1993). He is the parliamentarian from the state of Gujarat. On 9 August 2017 Ahmed Patel again got elected to Rajya Sabha defeating BJP’s Balwant Singh. On 21 August 2018 Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed him as the treasurer of the All India Congress Committee.