Former Delhi CM Shiela Dixit Passes Away.

Former Delhi Chief Minister & Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, passes away in Delhi at the age of 81 years.

Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit was on Friday admitted to Fortis Escorts heart institute in a critical state.

Three-time Delhi chief minister from Congress, Dikshit had cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beat) and had to be immediately put on ventilator, two people aware of the matter confirmed. Sheila Dikshit underwent a heart surgery in France last year.

We regret to hear of the passing of Smt Sheila Dikshit,” the Congress said in a tweet. “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.”

A number of politicians, including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, National Conference’s Omar Abdullah, Peoples Democratic Party’s Mehbooba expressed their grief and offered their condolences.

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