Akshay Kumar, Naveen Jindal, Richa Chadha pour heart out on Sheila Dikshit’s demise


Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has poured his heart out on the sudden demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit after the veteran Congress leader passed away at the age of 81. Reacting to her death, Akshay said that the three-term chief minister had ‘effectively changed the face of Delhi during her tenure.’

Akshay Kumar

“Extremely sad to know about the passing away of #SheilaDixit ji…she effectively changed the face of Delhi during her tenure. Heartfelt condolences to her family,” Akshay wrote on Twitter.

Another Bollywood actor Richa Chadha too took to the microblogging site to pay her tribute to the departed leader. Richa wrote, “#SheilaDixit demise will feel like a personal loss to anyone who grew up in Delhi. During my school and college, the green cover of Delhi actually grew by 300% ! A tall leader. Rest in peace ma’am. Condolences to family.”

Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag wrote, “Sad to hear about the passing away of #SheilaDixit Ji. Heartfelt condolences to her family and loved ones.”

Industrialist Naveen Jindal wrote, “Just heard the tragic news that Smt #SheilaDixit is no more. A smiling & loving figure Sheila Ji will always be remembered for her innumerable contributions to the development of Delhi. My deepest condolences to her family loved ones and countless supporters. Om Shanti .”

Dikshit passed away on Saturday at the age of 81.