Former Delhi Chief Minister & Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passes away in Delhi at the age of 81 years. Three-time Delhi chief minister from Congress, Dikshit had cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and had to be immediately put on a ventilator, two people aware of the matter confirmed.
The demise of the veteran Congress leader had put the country in shock and ever since the sad news, there have been condolences and tributes pouring in for Sheila Dikshit all over.
Here’s how the political leaders reacted after Sheila Dikshit’s demise:
Sad to hear of the passing of Smt Sheila Dikshit, former Chief Minister of Delhi and a senior political figure. Her term in office was a period of momentous transformation for the capital for which she will be remembered. Condolences to her family and associates #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) July 20, 2019
I’m devastated to hear about the passing away of Sheila Dikshit Ji, a beloved daughter of the Congress Party, with whom I shared a close personal bond.
My condolences to her family & the citizens of Delhi, whom she served selflessly as a 3 term CM, in this time of great grief.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 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
Deeply saddened by the demise of Sheila Dikshit Ji. Blessed with a warm and affable personality, she made a noteworthy contribution to Delhi’s development. Condolences to her family and supporters. Om Shanti. pic.twitter.com/jERrvJlQ4X
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 20, 2019
I’m deeply saddened to hear about the untimely death of Sheila Dixitji. A fierce champion of the people, she dedicated her life to better Delhi. A huge loss for the capital. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends ?
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) July 20, 2019
Deeply saddened to learn about the demise of Smt Sheila Dikshit ji. Her contribution to Delhi as a 3 term Chief Minister will always be remembered. My condolences to her family and loved ones.
— Maneka Sanjay Gandhi (@Manekagandhibjp) July 20, 2019