BJP patriarch L K Advani and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday paid homage to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at her residence in New Delhi.
Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's sudden death has left the political figures in the country in a state of shock. Condolences have been pouring in from all around. Two days of state mourning has been announced by Delhi government. Some are mentioning her as the 'beloved daughter of Congress Party' while others are referring to her as a life long friend. One thing is clear. Sheila Dikshit's legacy and her 15 years in charge of Delhi will long be remembered as will Sheila herself - Delhi's last empress.
Senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at the Fortis Hospital in Delhi. 81-year-old Sheila Dikshit, who ruled the Delhi government for 15 years, had been the chief minister of Delhi for three consecutive terms.