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Congress MP E Ahamed suffers cardiac arrest; condition critical, put on life support system

Lok Sabha Member And Former Union Minister E Ahamed Was On Tuesday Collapsed In Parliament During The Address By President Pranab Mukherjee To The Joint Sitting Of Both Houses.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 31 Jan 2017, 01:58:36 PM
Congress' Member of Parliament E Ahmed (File photo)

New Delhi:

Lok Sabha member and former union Minister E Ahamed was on Tuesday collapsed in Parliament During the address by President Pranab Mukherjee to the joint sitting of both Houses.

RML Hospital sources have said that Ahamed has suffered cardiac arrest and his condition is critical and he has been put on life support system.

78-year-old Ahamed, who is the president of Indian Muslim League, complained of uneasiness and breathlessness, sources said.

The Parliament staff tried to give him first aid but as his pain continued, he was rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, they said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi enquired about his health.

Ahamed, who represents the Malappuram Lok Sabha constituency from Kerala, had served as Minister of State for External Affairs in the previous UPA government.

(With inputs from agencies)

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First Published : 31 Jan 2017, 12:29:00 PM

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