Badruddin Shaikh the senior Congress leader and Ahmedabad corporator succumbed to the novel coronavirus on Sunday.
Badruddin Shaikh’s condition deteriorated after testing positive for COVID-19. He was admitted to SVP Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 11 days ago after a positive test.
After battling the virus for eight days, Badruddin Sheikh succumbed.
“I am at a loss of words. Badrubhai, as we called him, was stellar of strength and patience. A senior leader of our Gujarat Congress community, I knew him for 40 years when he was with YouthCongress. He was relentlessly working with poor people and was infected with COVID-19. RIP my friend”A National spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil tweeted yesterday, April 26.
I am at loss of words. Badrubhai, as we called him was a stellar of strength and patience. A senior leader of our @INCGujarat family,I knew him since40 years when he was with YouthCongress.He was relentlessly working with poor people & was infected with #Covid_19. #RIP my friend. https://t.co/sjkGrBnbqq
— Shaktisinh Gohil (@shaktisinhgohil) April 26, 2020
He had many of the health issues such as high blood pressure and diabetes and recently had heart surgery.
Badruddin Shaikh was also a trusty of the Sheikh Khwaja Garib Nawaz Trust in 2005 and a member of the Prime Minister’s Haj delegation. He started his political career as an NSUI activist.