Leaders Remember 'People's Chief Minister' Sheila Dikshit On Death Anniversary

Sheila Dikshit died on July 20 final 12 months after struggling a cardiac arrest. She was 81.

New Delhi:

From Congress’s Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to Aam Aadmi Get together’s Arvind Kejriwal to former Delhi BJP President Manoj  Tiwari, quite a few leaders throughout social gathering traces paid tributes to former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at present, on her first anniversary. The veteran Congress chief and three-time Chief Minister died on July 20 final 12 months after struggling a cardiac arrest. She was 81.

The Congress remembered the developments efforts taken by Sheila Dikshit throughout her 15-year rule in Delhi. Her untiring efforts helped Delhi grow to be pollution-free and in addition win the ‘The Most Aggressive Metropolis State’ award, it mentioned.

“Mrs. Sheila Dixit’s Delhi received the ‘The Most Aggressive Metropolis State’ award, beating the opposite city-states of the nation. Delhi is remembering her growth work on Sheila ji’s demise anniversary. Sheila ji’s contribution to the development of recent Delhi is unforgettable,” the Congress tweeted.

Sheila Dikshit served as chief minister of Delhi for 3 consecutive phrases, from 1998 to 2013.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, in her tribute, mentioned that the Congress chief gave a brand new course to growth in Delhi.

“As Chief Minister of Delhi, late Sheila Dixit ji gave a brand new course and new top to the event of Delhi. I pay my tribute to the common-or-garden and critical chief on her demise anniversary,” she wrote in Hindi.

Sheila Dikshit, a loyalist of the Gandhi household, was handpicked by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to serve in his Cupboard from 1986-89.

Her Delhi Congress colleague, Ajay Maken, known as her the folks’s chief minister’. Mr Maken addressed Sheila Dikshit as “my mentor and my chief” in his tribute to the senior chief.

AAP chief and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who ended Sheila Dikshit’s 15-year rule within the nationwide capital, additionally remembered the veteran Congress chief on her demise anniversary. “”Tribute to  former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on her demise anniversary,” the AAP chief tweeted in Hindi.

BJP MP and former Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari remembered his final assembly with the Congress chief final 12 months, simply two months earlier than her demise. “I wanted her good well being, not figuring out that this could be my final assembly along with her Folded palms,” Mr Tiwari tweeted.

Sheila Dikshit is credited with altering the face of the nationwide capital. Amongst her key initiatives for Delhi have been buses run on Compressed Pure Gasoline, inclusion of Resident Welfare Organisations in native governance, concentrate on infrastructure together with roads and flyovers, privatisation of discoms and trifurcation of Delhi’s civic physique.

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