Politics Sheila Dikshit possessed an indomitable spirit and pervasive political equity Updated : July 21, 2019 12:01 PM IST A product of the Convent of Jesus and Mary (CJM) in Delhi and the Miranda House in Delhi University, she was a corporate PR manager of a private company in Delhi before she became a politician. Her first big break came in 1997 when she was able to lead the Congress party to victory in Delhi. Sheila was able to rule the state with such aplomb that she continued for an unprecedented three terms. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.