Ahmed Patel (born 21 August 1949) is a senior leader of Indian National Congress party. He is the present political secretary to Congress President and Leader Sonia Gandhi. Patel is among the core think tank of the INC (Indian National Congress) today. He is one of the crucial leaders in the decision making process of the party at national level. He has also worked alongside Sonia Gandhi and was a key player in getting the Congress Party re-elected in the 15th Lok Sabha.
Ahmed Patel was born in the village Piraman near the industrial city of Ankleshwar, Bharuch in Gujarat to Mohammed Ishakji Patel and Hawaben Mohammedbhai.