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Sheila Dikshit(Delhi’s former CM )passed away on Saturday. 81-year-old Sheela Dixit had been ill for a long time. At the moment, Congress had given him the responsibility of the Delhi Pradesh chief. Sheila Dikshit, the Chief Minister of the capital for 15 years, died at Escort Hospital in Delhi.


She was ill for a long time and was undergoing treatment at Escort Hospital. she was the Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013. According to doctors, Sheila Dikshit had a heart attack at 3.30 pm and breathed last at 3:55 pm. Politicians in the country can be with his death. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, PM Modi, and Rahul Gandhi condoled his death

On the demise of his mother Sheela Dixit, Sandeep Dixit said, “My mother is not there, it is natural that I will remember them. The pain of losing the mother can not be erased. Whenever people will talk about the development of Delhi, Sheela Ji will always be remembered.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia paid tribute to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.


Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia paid tribute to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi paid tribute to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

President Ramnath Kovind condoled the passing away of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday and said that during his tenure there was a change in the national capital. Kovind expressed his condolences to Dixit’s family and supporters.He tweeted, sorry to hear about the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister and senior political personality Mrs. Sheela Dikshit. During his tenure as Chief Minister, there was an impressive change in the capital for which he will be remembered.

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The funeral of Sheela Dikshit will be held at 2:30 pm on Sunday in the Corporation’s Bodh Ghat. Today, at 6 a.m., his body will be kept for Nizamuddin’s last home position.

Listed  some facts about Sheila Dikshit:

  • A post-graduate in History from Miranda House, Delhi University, Dikshit is also a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Delhi
  • It was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who acknowledged Dikshit’s administrative skills and nominated her as a representative for the Indian delegation of the United Nations Commission
  • She represented India at the United Nations for five years, from 1984-1989
  • In 1984, she became a minister in Rajiv Gandhi’s government
  • She also served as a Union Minister during 1986-1989. She first served as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and later as a Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office
  • In the year 1990, she and her 82 colleagues were jailed for 23 days by the state government when she led a drive against the violence being committed on women
  • As chairperson of the Young Women’s Association, Dikshit also set up two hostels for working women in Delhi
  • In the year 2009, a complaint was filed against her which said that she had misused Rs 3.5 crore received from the Central government to give out political advertisements
  • In August 2013, an FIR was filed against her and others for allegedly misusing government funds for an advertising campaign ahead of the 2008 assembly elections. No charges were ever brought in
  • In the Delhi Legislative Assembly election 2013, her party was wiped out after Arvind Kejriwal won the election by a margin of 25,864 votes
  • She resigned on December 8, 2013
  • She was appointed as the Governor of Kerala in March 2014, but was forced to resign five months later
  • She has been honoured with several awards such as– ‘Best Chief Minister of India’, by Journalist Association of India in 2008, ‘Politician of the Year’ by NDTV in 2009, and ‘Delhi Women of the Decade Achievers Award 2013’ by the ALL Ladies League for Outstanding Public Service in 2013.



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Delhi govt to declare 2-day state mourning

“Delhi government has decided to declare 2-day state mourning over the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit,” said Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia as quoted by news agency ANI

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Sheila Dikshit, the longest-serving chief minister

Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was the longest-serving chief minister. She died today at a private hospital in Delhi, where she was admitted for a heart ailment.

For three consecutive terms, from 1998 to 2013, senior Congress leader served as the chief minister of Delhi.

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Mortal remains of Sheila Dikshit brought to her Delhi home

Mortal remains of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit have been brought to her residence in Nizamuddin.

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Sources say, while the chief secretary quoted rules and protocol for inability to launch an inquiry, ministers claimed he ‘sabotaged’ government view in Fare Fixation Committee meetings.

Officials with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) feel the hike was necessary to recover previous losses and ahead of  initiating the new phase of Metro.

Also, the hike happens after a long gap of eight years. The average hike has been of Rs. 10 beyond 5 kilometers.  Smart card holders will be given 20 percent discount on non-peak hours.

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