Delhi: Congress senior leader, Delhi Ex-Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Passed away. Sheila Dikshit was an Indian politician who was one of the longest-serving chief ministers of Delhi, as well as the longest-serving female chief minister of any Indian state serving for a period of 15 years from 1998 to 2013. Sheila Dikshit led Congress party to three consecutive electoral victories in Delhi.
Subsequently, she was sworn in as Governor of Kerala on 11 March 2014. However, she resigned on 25 August 2014. She had been declared as chief ministerial candidate for the Indian National Congress in the 2017 UttarPradesh Legislative Assembly election; however she later withdrew. She was appointed as president of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee on January 10, 2019.