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PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Arvind Kejriwal, among other politicians condole on Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit's Death - See Latest
PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Arvind Kejriwal, among other politicians condole on Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit's Death


  • Sheila Dikshit served as Delhi CM for 15 years
  • She was the seniormost Congress leader in its Delhi unit
  • She had also served as governor of Kerala

Delhi Ex-CM Sheila Dixit Death - The face of Indian politics, which is not an admirer of any introduction, is the name Sheila Dikshit. On Saturday 20 July 2019, he breathed his last in Delhi. She was 81. Since his demise, the Congress has suffered a major loss. Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was the longest serving chief minister of the national capital. Sheila Dikshit was born on March 31, 1938 in Kapurthala, Punjab.

"Mrs Sheila Dixit was brought in the morning of July 20 to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla, in a critical condition with a cardiac arrest," the hospital said in a statement. "A multi-disciplinary team of doctors, led by Dr Ashok Seth, chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, carried out the advanced resuscitative measures. Her condition stabilised temporarily. However, she had another cardiac arrest and despite all the resuscitative efforts, passed away at 3:55pm on July 20," it added.

A huge loss for Delhi
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 said by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

She transformed the face of Delhi
We regret to hear of the passing (away) 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 said by Indian National Congress.
Political career
Delhi Ex-CM Sheila Dikshit was married to senior IAS Vinod Dikshit. In 1986, Sheila Dikshit and Vinod Dikshit were tied in with each other in a positive result. After his marriage, his political career started. After his father-in-law brought him into politics, Sheila Dikshit contested the Kannauj Lok Sabha election. After coming to Kannauj, he came to Delhi.

2019 - A bad year 
In the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress again betrayed Sheila Dikshit, but Congress could not succeed in achieving that success. Congress in Modi wave collapsed like a card game Sheila Dikshit, as the state president, wanted to assure the Congress party that it is the only party which can give BJP the option in which it has managed a great deal. However, in this Lok Sabha election, Congress did not get a single seat in Delhi.

Various politicians, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind have expressed their condolences on the veteran Congress leader's death.