Sheila Dikshit to be cremated at 3pm today

Sheila Dikshit to be cremated at 3pm today

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Former Delhi CM and the senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit will be accorded a state funeral on Sunday.

Her last rites will take place at Nigam Bodh Ghat at 3pm, according to the new plan. Earliter the time had been fixed as 2:30 pm. Honouring her wish, the cremation will be done using the CNG method at the city's oldest cremation ground, Nigambodh Ghat.

The Delhi government had declared two-day mourning in the national capital as a mark of respect for her. PM Modi, Rajnath Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and other top leaders paid their respects to Sheila Dikshit at her residence on Saturday.

All the bigwigs of the Congress and other political parties are expected to attend the last rites.