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Two Days Mourning, State Funeral Announced For Dikshit

20 July 2019


New Delhi: The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, and also to accord her a state funeral.

"Delhi government has decided to observe a two-day state mourning as a mark of respect in the memory of former Chief Minister and veteran leader Sheila Dikshit. She will be accorded a state funeral," Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tweeted.

Dikshit, 81, passed away here on Saturday after suffering cardiac arrest.