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Former Delhi CM Sheila Dixit dies at 81

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away in the national capital on Saturday afternoon.

Dikshit, who is credited with changing the face of the national capital during her 15-year-old stint as Chief Minister, was 81 when she breathed her last in Escorts Hospital here.

Condoling the news of her demise, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah took to Twitter and remembered her as a 'very warm and affectionate lady'.