Senior political leader Mohammed Sultan Ahmed, 76, former MLC, president of Telangana Beedi Leaves Contractors Association passed away due to prolonged illness while undergoing treatment in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
He was native of Chennur in Adilabad district. His last rites will be held tomorrow evening in Chennur.
Sultan Ahmed was senior Congress leader and held many positions in the party at state and national level and also worked as Zilla Parishad Chairman during 1985-86 and MLC in 2007 when he was in congress party.
Sultan Ahmed recently joined TRS along with his son Chennur Market committee chairman Ismail Ahmed Zulfikar. Sulthan Ahmed was one of the senior congress leaders in the district who had good rapport with the party high command when he was in Congress party.
He also contested for Adilabad Member of Parliament and MLA from Sirpur (T) but was unsuccessful.
Senior leaders including Ministers Allola Indrakaran Reddy and Jogu Ramanna, former MP G. Vivek of the district expressed condolence on death of Sulthan Ahmed and remembered his contributions for the development of the district and welfare of the people as a public representative and senior political leader.