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"Today, we pay tribute to Sheila Dikshit, the longest-serving CM of Delhi and the longest-serving female CM of any state," the party also said.
Byhindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Diskhit, a veteran leader who was made the Delhi Congress chief in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections, died at a private hospital here following a cardiac arrest.
New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent
Informing about the decision, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said: “Delhi government has decided to declare two-day state mourning over the demise of former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.”
Dikshit passed away at a private hospital in Delhi following cardiac arrest, a party leader said. She was 81.
People of Delhi will remember Sheila Dikshit for her contribution to development: Former PM Manmohan Singh
The 81-year-old was appointed the president of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee earlier this year in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections.