New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit has been made the new Delhi Congress chief after Ajay Maken's resignation from the post was accepted by the party.

Former Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken who had resigned from the post on January 4, citing health reasons, congratulated her. "I congratulate Sheila Dikshit ji for being appointed the DPCC (Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee) President. I am confident that under her leadership, we will play the role of strong opposition to Modi and Kejriwal governments," Maken said.

Apart from Dikshit, Devendra Yadav, Rajesh Lilothia, Haroon Yusuf have been appointed as working presidents of the Delhi Congress, said PC Chacko, the AICC member in charge of Delhi Congress. Dikshit, 80, wa...