Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit was appointed the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president on Thursday, days after Ajay Maken resigned from the post citing ill health.
Making the announcement, All India Congress Committee (AICC) in charge of the party’s Delhi unit P.C. Chacko said Ms. Dikshit would be assisted by three working presidents — Devender Yadav, Haroon Yusuf and Rajesh Lilotia.
Dikshit has been appointed after Ajay Maken resigned from the post citing ill-health.
“Congratulations and well wishes to Sheila Dikshit on being appointed as president of Delhi Congress. I had the opportunity to work and learn under her as a parliamentary secretary and as a cabinet minister. I believe under her leadership we will play the role of a powerful opposition against Modi+Kejriwal governments,” Mr. Maken tweeted
However, an official announcement of Dikshit’s appointment is yet to be made.
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