New Delhi: Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been appointed the chief of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC), days after Ajay Maken’s resignation from the post.
Eighty-year-old Dikshit has been a three-time chief minister of Delhi.
Ajay Maken took to Twitter to congratulate Dikshit, saying that under her leadership the Congress party will play the role of a powerful opposition against the governments in the national capital and at the Centre.
शीला दीक्षित जी को पुन: प्रदेश कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष बनने पर बधाई व शुभकामनाएँ!
उनके आधीन,मुझे संसदीय सचिव एवं कैबिनेट मंत्री के रूप में काम करके सीखने का सुअवसर मिला!
मुझे विश्वास है कि शीला जी की अगुआई में हम,मोदी+केजरीवाल सरकारों के विरोध में एक सशक्त विपक्ष की भूमिका निभाएँगे! pic.twitter.com/lFxuG2ScRE
— Ajay Maken (@ajaymaken) January 10, 2019
Congress leader PC Chacko made the official announcement. Three Congress leaders were also appointed as working presidents to assist her.
PC Chacko, Congress: Sheila Dikshit appointed Delhi Congress President. Devendra Yadav, Rajesh Lilothia, Haroon Yusuf appointed working presidents. pic.twitter.com/t5JHm57lAh
— ANI (@ANI) January 10, 2019