Senior Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala and Anand Sharma condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Sheela was also the head of Delhi unit of Dikshit Party. Sheila Dikshit, who was chief minister for three consecutive terms of Delhi, and who gave the National Capital as the modern city, died on Saturday due to a heart attack. She was 81 years old. Surjevala described Dixit as "a distinguished administrator, a dedicated worker and a woman who transformed Delhi". He tweeted, "We will all remember you and Delhi will remember you too." Congress leader Anand Sharma said that this is in fact the end of the era of not only the people of Delhi but the leaders of his stature throughout the country.
They said, "I am extremely sad to hear the news of Sheila Dixit's demise. He was a popular chief minister and a tough leader. With the passing of his death, the era of leaders of stature like Delhi, rather at the national level, has come to an end. "He said," He will always be remembered for his compassion, human attitude and visionary leadership, With the infrastructure transformed into a world-class capital city. Generations will always remember and respect them for their contributions. His death has left a deep emptiness. All of us will always remember him. "