Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar and others mourn Sheila Dikshit’s demise


Brought about a positive visible change in Delhi during her tenure. Rest in peace ma’am. Condolences to family.”

Respect and prayers🙏🏻🕉🙏🏻. May her blessed soul rest in peace,” she added. Rest in peace #sheiladixit. Extremely sad to know about the passing away of #SheilaDixit ji…she effectively changed the face of Delhi during her tenure. A remarkable woman, former CM of New Delhi and a keen admirer of all art forms. “Was deeply saddened to hear about Sheila ji’s demise. Condolences to her family.Was a much respected and loved CM.Brought about a positive visible change in Delhi during her tenure. She became an MP for the first time from Kannauj Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh in 1984. Rest in peace.”
Dikshit was president of Delhi Congress. Heartfelt condolences to her family.”
Actors Raveena Tandon, Bhumi Pednekar, Richa Chadha, Nimrat Kaur and Deepak Dobriyal have also mourned Dikshit’s death. Rest in peace #sheiladixit. Advertising

Dikshit, who served as the Delhi CM for three terms, passed away on Saturday afternoon after suffering a cardiac arrest. Om Shanti.”
“Loss of a great leader…You were really loved #ShielaDikshit ma’am.A huge loss to our country. We never discussed politics but had long talks on music and poetry. Heartfelt condolences to her family 🙏🏻
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 20, 2019
Mangeshkar remembered the former Delhi CM as a “remarkable woman”. 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,” Pednekar said. 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
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Chadha tweeted, “#SheilaDixit demise will feel like a personal loss to anyone who grew up in Delhi. Singer Mika tweeted, “Very sad news to hear for us all… Our ex Chief Minister of Delhi, Sheila Dikshit has sadly passed but has left us with her beautiful memories… May God bless her soul. She served as Delhi’s chief minister for 15 years from 1998-2013 and also served as the governor of Kerala. During my school and college, the green cover of Delhi actually grew by 300 per cent! Condolences to her family.Was a much respected and loved CM. A tall leader. Om Shanti. 0
Comment(s) — Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) July 20, 2019
Nimrat said Dikshit was a “lady par excellence, someone who led by example.”

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“Extremely sad to know about the passing away of #SheilaDixit ji…she effectively changed the face of Delhi during her tenure. May her soul rest in peace and heartfelt condolences to her family,” she posted on Twitter
Akshay said Dikshit’s changed the face of the national capital. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal were among the first to pay their respects to Dikshit. Tandon wrote on Twitter, “Respect and prayers.