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Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away in Delhi at the age of 81. According to the Mint, she was admitted to Fortis Escorts Heart Institute in a critical state yesterday.
“Dikshit had cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and had to be immediately put on ventilator,” Mint reported quoting two unnamed sources. Dikshit had undergone a heart surgery in France last year.
The 81-year-old served as Delhi’s chief minister for 15 years.