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Veteran Sheila Dikshit wished to retire in 2012 but stayed back because of the "Nirbhaya incident"

R Sinduja

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Veteran Politician Sheila Dikshit underwent her 2nd angioplasty in Dec 2012 & her family wanted her to quit politics. But then the terrifying 'Nirbhaya gang-rape' incident happened, shook the entire nation & made Dikshit felt her exit would be seen as running away from the battlefield. The incident pierced her heart & she made up her mind not to run away from the battlefield. She went to Jantar Mantar to show her solidarity.