Lost A Long Time Friend: Pranab Mukherjee On Sheila Dikshit's Death

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at a private hospital here following a cardiac arrest. She was 81.

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Lost A Long Time Friend: Pranab Mukherjee On Sheila Dikshit's Death

Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone multiple surgeries.


New Delhi: 

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday expressed shock over the demise of Sheila Dikshit, saying "I have lost a long time friend".

Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at a private hospital following a cardiac arrest. She was 81.

Taking to twitter to express his condolence, Pranab Mukherjee said, "I am saddened and shocked at the passing away of Smt Sheila Dikshit. A former Union Minister, 3-time CM and Governor, in her death I have lost a long time friend and colleague. My thoughts are with her aggrieved family and friends".

Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone multiple surgeries.



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