Pranab Mukherjee condoled the death of IUML MP from Kerala E Ahamed.
E Ahamed served as MEA State in the UPA government.
Ahamed has been a Lok Sabha member from Malappuram in Kerala since 1991.
President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the death of Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) MP from Kerala E Ahamed and said he was a tireless "campaigner" for welfare of the "underprivileged".
"Heartfelt condolences over the sad demise of IUML President, former Minister and MP, E. Ahamed," Mukherjee tweeted addressing him as a long-time "friend and colleague".
The President said Ahamed's "services to the nation will be long remembered".
E Ahamed, who on Tuesday collapsed in Parliament's Central Hall, suffered a cardiac arrest and died after undergoing treatment at the city-based Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
The 78-year-old leader served as Minister of State for External Affairs in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government and has been a Lok Sabha member from Malappuram in Kerala since 1991.
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