Sheila Dikshit's last rites will take place at Nigambodh Ghat at 2:30pm today
Updated: July 21, 2019 14:12 pm
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday afternoon. She was 81. Dikshit was suffering from prolonged illness and took her last breath at Escorts Apollo hospital. Following the news of her death, the Delhi government declared two-day mourning for the three-time Delhi Chief Minister. Political leaders across parties including PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Pranab Mukherjee, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and others expressed their grief at her passing on Saturday. She will be accorded a state funeral today.