Ex-Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dixit, the 3 times Delhi CM passed away in the capital this afternoon. Admitted to the hospital this morning at 10:30 A.M, she fought valiantly before she took her last her breaths at 3.55 P.M. At 81, she was still going strong and was the president of the Indian National Congress (Delhi State).
She was the Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998-2013 before she lost her seat to the current CM of Delhi “Arvind Kejriwal”. Recently, she fought the Lok Sabha election 2019 against BJP President “Manoj Tiwary” from North East Delhi. From 1984-1989, she was an honorable member of parliament from Kannauj, Uttar Pradesh.
In March 2014, after her defeat to Arvind Kejriwal, she became the governor of Kerala. Though she resigned within a month. She also withdrew herself from contesting the 2017 UP Elections, where she was the Chief Minister candidate for Indian National Congress (INC).
Condolences and sadness have been expressed by various ministers and celebrities, with the Honourable Prime Minister of India “Narendra Modi” also expressing his sadness on Twitter.”Blessed with a warm and affable personality, she made a noteworthy contribution to Delhi’s development. Condolences to her family and supporters.”
Below are some tweets of some famous politicians and celebrities for the Ex-CM Delhi.
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
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
Just heard about the tragic demise of @SheilaDikshit ji. What terrible terrible news. I’ve always known her as a very warm & affectionate lady. She did wonders for Delhi as CM & will be greatly missed by all who knew her. May her soul rest in peace.
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) July 20, 2019
RIP #SheilaDixit ji! You did a fantastic job as a CM of Delhi. So you will always remain alive in the hearts of those people, who have seen delhi before ur work and after ur work.
— KRK (@kamaalrkhan) July 20, 2019
Extremely sad to know about the passing away of #SheilaDixit ji…she effectively changed the face of Delhi during her tenure. Heartfelt condolences to her family ??
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 20, 2019
Not only Actor KRK and Akshay Kumar tweeted about Ex Delhi’s CM but there are many Bollywood celebrities who tweeted about Ex Delhi’s CM.
A fantastic human being and an even better CM, we have been lucky to get graced by her wonderful presence. She has done a lot of good work during her tenure as a CM and now it is time for her to rest.
STARCLINCH ALSO PAYS TRIBUTE TO SHIELA DIXIT JI AND EXPRESS THEIR HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO HER AND HER FAMILY. A BIG LOSS TO INDIA, SHE WILL BE IMMENSELY MISSED BY THE INDIAN PUBLIC. MAY HER SOUL REST IN PEACE.