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Delhi Ex-CM Sheila Dikshit Passed Away:- Congress senior leader and three-time Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away today in New Delhi. The 81-year-old politician has been struggling with health-related ailments from some time. She was rushed to a private hospital today at 10.30 AM and she breathed her last at 3.30 PM. Sheila Dikshit was known to be the senior-most Congress leader representing New Delhi. Sheila Dikshit served as Delhi Chief Minister for 15 years and was very close to UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
Sheila Dikshit stepped down from Congress President post and is away from political operations from some time. Several political leaders were left in deep shock with the sudden demise of Sheila Dikshit and offered their condolences to their family members. Sheila Dikshit served as Delhi Chief Minister from 1998 to 2013. Sheila Dikshit was suffering from cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and was kept on the ventilator. "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" posted Narendra Modi. Her last rites are expected to take place tomorrow.