Cuttack: Odisha’s former textile industries and health minister Syed Mustafiz Ahmed passed away this morning due to old age related ailments. He was 75.
Ahmed had served as health minister in Biju Patnaik’s cabinet from 1990 to 1995. He was elected as a councilor and then vice chairman of Cuttack municipality. Later in 1985 and 1990, he was elected twice as a member of the legislative assembly.
Reportedly, Ahmed was suffering from age related ailments for past few months and he breathed last today while he was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here