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Final Journey of Sheila Dikshit begins, leaders pay tribute at Congress Headquarters

Sheila Dikshit

Sheila Dikshit, credited for the development of the Modern Delhi breathed her last on Saturday at 3.55 PM due to cardiac arrest.

 

New Delhi| As The Final journey of former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit began, several leaders across the political parties thronged the Congress headquarters to pay homage. Before she was taken to Nigam Bodh Ghat for cremation, her body was kept at Congress headquarters. Several senior Congress leaders paid tribute to the demised leader.

Dikshit, credited for the development of the Modern Delhi breathed her last on Saturday at 3.55 PM due to cardiac arrest. Her supporters chanted, ‘Jab tak suraj chand rahega Sheila ji ka naam rahega‘ as the truck carrying her casket moved slowly on the packed road amidst the rain.

MP Chief Minister Kamal Nath was seen among the leaders who paid tribute to the leader. 

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi while paying tribute said that Dikshit was like an elder sister to her. “She was a great support and this is a big loss for the Congress party,” Sonia Gandhi said.

 

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