Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor P Sathasivam and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who had also served as the state Governor. In a condolence message, the Governor said: “I am deeply grieved by the sad demise of Smt Sheila Dikshit, who had won people’s hearts with her endearing personality and strong administrative capability, during her tenure as Chief Minister of Delhi and as Governor of Kerala. Also Read – CBI carrying out surprise checks at 150 government departments Advertise With Us CM Pinarayi Vijayan has condoled the passing away of Sheila Dikshit. The veteran leader had served as Delhi’s chief minister for three terms. She had also served as Governor of our State. pic.twitter.com/5ECMa2DDpo— CMO Kerala (@CMOKerala) July 20, 2019 I convey my heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family. May her soul rest in peace.” In his message, Chief Minister Vijayan said he was deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Dikshit. Also Read – Ratul Puri’s ED custody extended by 4 more days Advertise With Us “The veteran leader had served as Delhi Chief Minister for three terms. She was also the Governor of our state”, he said, adding Dixit was also a prominent women leader of the Congress party.Deeply grieved by the sad demise of Smt. #SheilaDikshit, who had won people’s hearts with her endearing personality & strong administrative capability, during her tenure as Chief Minister, Delhi &as Governor, Kerala.Heartfelt condolence to her family. May her soul rest in peace pic.twitter.com/a78y26jv5p— Kerala Governor (@KeralaGovernor) July 20, 2019 Opposition leader in the state assembly and senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala was among those who condoled her demise. Sheila Dixit had served as Kerala Governor from March 5, 2014, to August 26, 2014.