Sheila Dikshit, former 3-time Delhi CM and veteran Congress leader, passes away at 81

Sheila Dikshit passes away at 81 in Delhi. Sheila Dikshit, former three times Delhi Chief Minister, has passed away. She was 81. Dikshit was keeping unwell for the past few months. The Delhi Congress president was admitted to Escorts Heart Hospital in the morning after her health deteriorated. She breathed her last at about 3.30 pm, her family confirmed to the media.

Dikshit, who was born in 1938, served as Delhi Chief Minister for three terms from 1998 to 2013.

She was appointed the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president in January this year, days after Ajay Maken resigned from the post citing ill-health.

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