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Two days mourning, state funeral announced for Dikshit (Lead)

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New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
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.

--IANS nks/vd

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2019-07-20-20:44:04 (IANS)

 
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