Former Delhi Cheif Minister and Congress veteran Sheila Dikshit passed away at 81.
She was the president of the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee and was the longest-serving Chief Minister of New Delhi, from 1998 to 2013.
Fortis Escorts Heart Institute published a statement after her demise: “Mrs. Sheila Dixit was brought in the morning on 20th July 2019 to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla, New Delhi, in a critical condition with cardiac arrest. A multi-disciplinary team of doctors, led by Dr Ashok Seth, Chairman, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, carried out the advanced resuscitative measures. Her condition stabilised temporarily. However, she had another cardiac arrest and despite all the resuscitative efforts, passed away at 3:55pm on 20th of July 2019.”