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PM Modi, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal condole death of Sheila Dikshit

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 July 2019, 16:43 IST
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Former Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit passed away here on Saturday. PM Narendra Modi condolences the death of Former and longest-serving CM of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit.

PM Modi tweeted, 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.


The current CM of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal also condolences death of former CM, Sheila Dikshit. Arvind Kejriwal on his official Twitter account said, "Just now got to know about extremely terrible news about the passing away of Sheila Dikshit ji. It's a huge loss for Delhi & her contribution will always be remembered. My heartfelt condolences to her family members. May her soul rest in peace"


Dikshit was the longest-serving Chief Minister of Delhi, having served in office for 15 years from 1998. The 81-year-old was appointed as the president of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee earlier this year, in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections.

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First published: 20 July 2019, 16:38 IST