PM Modi, Kejriwal condoles Sheila Dikshit's demise

NEW DELHI: Prime Minsite Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal condoled the demise of senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, saying she made a noteworthy contribution to Delhi's development.

Three-term chief minister Dikshit passed away on Saturday afternoon. She was 81 and breathed her last around 3.55 pm.

"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," Kejriwal posted on Twitter.

In view of Dikshit's demise, the chief minister also cancelled his scheduled trip to Vaishno Devi Temple in Jammu and Kashmir.

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.



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