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RIP Sheila Dixit: Bollywood celebs mourn former Delhi Chief Minister’s demise
Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit passed away on Saturday. She was admitted to the Escorts Hospital and today the hospital released a statement that stated, “Mrs Sheila Dixit was brought in the morning of July 20 to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla, in a critical condition with a cardiac arrest.” From common men, politicians, to sportsmen, everyone mourned the death of the longest serving chief minister. Also, Bollywood celebs like Lata Mangeshkar, Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar, Richa Chadha and Rekha Bhardwaj among others offered their condolences for the senior Congress leader.
Have a look at the tweets by the celebrities.
Loss of a great leader…You were really loved #ShielaDikshit ma’am.A huge loss to our country. You’ve really left behind a great legacy.May your soul rest in peace .My condolences to the family 🙏🏻🇮🇳
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) July 20, 2019
— rekha bhardwaj (@rekha_bhardwaj) July 20, 2019
#SheilaDixit demise will feel like a personal loss to anyone who grew up in Delhi. During my school and college, the green cover of Delhi actually grew by 300% ! A tall leader. Rest in peace ma’am. Condolences to family. ❣️
— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) July 20, 2019
Was deeply saddened to hear about Sheila ji’s demise.
A remarkable woman, former CM of New Delhi and a keen admirer of all art forms. We never discussed politics but had long talks on music and poetry. May her soul rest in peace and heartfelt condolences to her family.
— Lata Mangeshkar (@mangeshkarlata) July 20, 2019
Meanwhile, the Delhi government has decided to declare 2-day state mourning over the demise of Mrs Dixit. Her body will be brought to Congress office tomorrow and the last rites will be held in Nigambodh Ghat.
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