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Sheila Dikshit appointed Congress's Delhi unit chief ahead of Lok Sabha polls
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New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- Three-time Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit is back to steer the Congress in the national capital as its state unit president. Her appointment comes just months ahead of general elections.
Dikshit, 80, will be tasked with improving the party's electoral prospects in a state that was once the bastion of the Congress but where the party now faces the prospect of losing relevance as it failed to win any seats in both the previous assembly and general elections.
"I am honoured that the party has given me this opportunity," Dikshit said on Thursday.
State Congress incharge P.C. Chacko, who announced Dikshit's appointment, said she would be assisted by three working presidents -Devender Yadav, Haroon Yusuf and Rajesh...
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