Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

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July 21, 2019

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Sheila Dikshit cremated with state honors

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NEW DELHI: Former Chief Minister of Delhi was cremated with full state honors at New Delhi’s oldest cremation ground, Nigambodh Ghat on Sunday.

She was laid to rest using the CNG method as per her wish. Thousands joined in for Dikshit’s last journey from the party head office to Nigambodh Ghat. She was taken on a truck decorated with white flowers as people bid a tearful adieu to her.

Senior leaders including UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, among others were present for the last rites.

Dikshit died on Saturday after a cardiac arrest. She served as Chief Minister of Delhi for three consecutive terms between 1998 and in 2013. (Agencies)

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