Sonia sends condolence message to Azharuddin

Ayazuddin (19), a commerce student and a budding cricketer, met with the accident on the Outer Ring Road here on September 11.

Last Updated: Sep 18, 2011, 22:58 PM IST

Hyderabad: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday conveyed her condolences to former cricketer and party MP Mohammad Azharuddin, whose younger son Ayazuddin died in a road accident two days ago.

Former minister Mohammad Ali Shabbir and other state Congress functionaries handed over Gandhi`s message to Azharuddin at his residence here, party sources said.

Ayazuddin (19), a commerce student and a budding cricketer, met with the accident on the Outer Ring Road here on September 11 when his sports bike skidded. His cousin
Azmal, who was riding pillion, died within an hour of the mishap, while Ayazuddin died on September 16 at city`s Apollo Hospital.

PTI