PM Narendra Modi, President, Rahul Gandhi, other leaders condole Sheila Dikshit’s death

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal and other leaders expressed grief at the passing away of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets, ‘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.’

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweets, ‘Just now got to know about extremely terrible news about the passing away of Sheila Dikshit ji. It’s a huge loss for Delhi & her contribution will always be remembered. My heartfelt condolences to her family members. May her soul rest in peace’.

‘I’m devastated to hear about the passing away of Shiela Dikshit Ji, a beloved daughter of the Congress Party, with whom I shared a close personal bond. My condolences to her family & the citizens of Delhi, whom she served selflessly as a 3 term CM, in this time of great grief,’ says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Congress party tweets, ‘We regret to hear of the passing of Sheila Dikshit. 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.’