The former Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday in Delhi. She was admitted at around 10.30 am today. She died at 3.30 pm at a city hospital.
Shiela Dikshit was the senior-most Congress leader in its Delhi unit. She served as Delhi’s chief minister for 15 years. She was also very close to UPA Chairperson 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,” the Congress wrote on their official handle.