- Former Delhi Chief Minister, and a senior Congress leader Sheila Dixit, has passed away on Saturday, July 20, in the national capital, she was 81-years-old.
- Sheila Dixit was the Chief Minister of Delhi for three-terms. And was instrumental behind changing the face of the national capital during her stint of 15 years.
- According to sources, she breathed her last in Escorts Hospital, Delhi
Recently, Sheila Dixit was appointed as Delhi Congress President. Though, she was not keeping well for sometime, Sheila Dixit was very much active in politics.
Sheila Dixit was admitted to the hospital at 10.30 in the morning. And, she died in the hospital at 3.30 PM.
Sheila Dixit was the senior most congress leader in Delhi, and, was very close to UPA President Sonia Gandhi.
We regret to hear of the passing of Smt Sheila Dikshit. Lifelong congresswoman and as three time CM of Delhi she transformed the face of Delhi. Our condolences to her family and friends. Hope they find strength in this time of grief. pic.twitter.com/oNHy23BpAL
— Congress (@INCIndia) July 20, 2019
दिल्ली की पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री और काँग्रेस की वरिष्ठ नेता श्रीमती शिला दीक्षित जी के देहांत की खबर सुनकर व्यथित हूं। दिल्ली के विकास में उनका योगदान हमेशा याद रखा जाएगा। उनके परिजनों के प्रति मेरी संवेदनाएं हैं। भगवान शीला जी की दिवंगत आत्मा को शांति दे। ॐ शांतिः।
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) July 20, 2019
Just now got to know about the extremely terrible news about the passing away of Mrs Sheila Dikshit ji. It is a huge loss for Delhi and her contribution will always be remembered. My heartfelt condolences to her family members. May her soul rest in peace
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 20, 2019