Sheila Dikshit

Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Delhi
The Chairperson, National Advisory Council, Smt. Sonia Gandhi and the Chief Minister of Delhi, Smt. Sheila Dikshit after casting their votes in Delhi Assembly Election, at Nirman Bhavan polling booth, in New Delhi (cropped).jpg

Sheila Dikshit (née Kapoor;[1] (31 March 1938 – 20 July 2019) was an Indian politician. She was born in Kapurthala, Punjab. Dikshit was a member of the Indian National Congress. She was a member of Lok Sabha (1984–1989), Chief Minister of Delhi (1998–2013) and Governor of Kerala (2014).

Dikshit died at a hospital in New Delhi on 20 July 2019 of cardiac arrest, aged 81.[2]


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  2. Sheila Dikshit, Three-time Delhi Chief Minister and Congress Leader, Passes Away at 81

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