Congress Leader Kapil Sibal recalls Sheila Dikshit as a Politician & friend in personal life |
- Published on: Sunday, July 21, 2019
- Thousand of Emotional party workers pay homage to Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit!
New Delhi: Sheila Dikshit, the three-time chief minister of Delhi and senior Congress leader, passed away on Saturday afternoon after a prolonged illness at the age of 81. Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit's final rites were performed today. Several senior most Congress leaders and several Union ministers are were present on the occasion.
Sheila Dikshit was the longest-reigning chief minister of Delhi, serving for 15 years from 1998 to 2013. Her last rites took place at Nigambodh Ghat in the afternoon. The Delhi government had declared two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect for her.
At AICC Thousand of Emotional party workers and all the bigwigs of the Congress and other political parties, like Former PM Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Kapil Sibal attended the last rites at Congress Headquarters.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on the demise of former Delhi CM Sheila Dixit said, "She was a great support for me. She became almost an elder sister & a friend. This is a big loss for Congress party. I will always remember her."
Congress Leader Kapil Sibal recalls Sheila Dikshit as a Politician & friend in personal life
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