Sheila Dikshit's life in pictures

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away in the national capital on Saturday afternoon. She was the longest-serving chief minister of Delhi, serving for a period of 15 years from 1998 to 2013. Let's look back at the life of one of India's most celebrated chief ministers, through the lens of pictures.
  • Sheila Dikshit with Priyanka Gandhi during aroadshow ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Photo credit: PTI

  • Sept 30,2010: Then Delhi chief ministerSheilaDikshitwith then Lt Governor of Delhi Tejendra Khanna and Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi holding the Queen's Baton for the CommonwealthGames, in New Delhi. Photo credit: PTI

  • Sheila Dikshit with former Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Photo credit: PTI

  • SheilaDikshitbeing administered the oath of office by then Chief Justice of Kerala High Court Manjula Chellur in 2014. Photo credit: PTI

  • Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan with Delhi Chief Minister, Shiela Dikshit during a special convocation at Delhi University.The actor was being conferred an honorary Doctors of Letters (D Litt) degree by the university. Photo credit: Saab Pictures

  • Sheila Dikshit with senior BJP leader LK Advani. Photo credit: PTI

  • Sheila Dikshit with former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Photo credit: PTI

  • Sonia Gandhi and Sheila Dikshit sharing a light moment. Photo credit: PTI

  • Then Delhi chief ministerSheilaDikshitwith former finance minister Manmohan Singh and thespian Dilip Kumar during Singh's campaign for Lok Sabha elections,on August 25, 1999. Photo credit: PTI

  • Sheila Dixit with her family. From left, her father-in-lawGovernor Umashankar Dixit,her husbandVinod Dixit, her mother-in-law Mrs Dixit, andson Sandeep Dikshit. Photo credit: DH archive photo.