Following former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's demise, condolences poured in for the deceased Congress leader. Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot and former parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia expressed their condolences.
Taking to Twitter, Scindia described Dikshit as a stalwart and a prominent figure in Indian politics. He also cited her as the fiercest leaders in the Indian National Congress (INC). He also acknowledged Dikshit's work in the national capital during her three terms as the Chief Minister:
Paying respects to her, Scindia said that it is a heavy loss for the nation, he also assured them of his support to deal with this grave loss:
Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot also extended his condolences after Dikshit's demise. He described her as a 'True Congressperson' who immensely contributed in making Delhi a world class city. He further said that though Sheila Dikshit worked hard for the city, she always dedicated herself towards the betterment of people. Pilot concluded by stating Dikshit's death as India's loss and extended his condolences to her family:
Sheila Dikshit passed away at the age of 81. According to Dr. Ashok Seth, director at Escorts Fortis, 'Dikshit was managed well at the French hospital. He shared that she suffered a cardiac arrest at 3:15 PM, and was put on a ventilator and passed away peacefully at 3:55 PM.'