Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon, says PC Chacko; post vacant since Sheila Dikshit's demise

All India Congress Committee's (AICC) Delhi in-charge PC Chacko on Friday said that the party will soon announce the new president of its Delhi unit as the Assembly elections are just around the corner

Asian News International September 06, 2019 16:06:53 IST
Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon, says PC Chacko; post vacant since Sheila Dikshit's demise
  • All India Congress Committee's (AICC) Delhi in-charge PC Chacko on Friday said that the party will soon announce the new president of its Delhi unit as the Assembly elections are just around the corner

  • Yesterday, Chacko and district presidents of Delhi had met Sonia Gandhi at her residence on 10 Janpath Road to discuss the selection of a new chief for the party's Delhi unit

  • The Delhi Congress president post has been lying vacant since the demise of Sheila Dikshit in July

New Delhi: All India Congress Committee's (AICC) Delhi in-charge PC Chacko on Friday said that the party will soon announce the new president of its Delhi unit as the Assembly elections are just around the corner.

Congress to announce new president of Delhi unit soon says PC Chacko post vacant since Sheila Dikshits demise

File image of Congress leader PC Chacko. PTI

"The party is soon going to announce the Delhi state president. I have spoken to all the senior party leaders to get their views on the matter. Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi invited all leaders and they shared their opinions with the top leadership of the party", he said while speaking to ANI in New Delhi.

"It is election time, so the party needs someone who can carry everyone together and who can properly handle election-related responsibilities should become the president", he added. Yesterday, Chacko and district presidents of Delhi had met Sonia Gandhi at her residence on 10 Janpath Road to discuss the selection of a new chief for the party's Delhi unit.

Those who attended the meeting were Arvinder Singh Lovely, Ajay Maken, Jayaprakash Narayan and Subhash Chopra. The Delhi Congress president post has been lying vacant since the demise of Sheila Dikshit in July.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

No posters to be installed outside houses of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in Delhi, say sources
India

No posters to be installed outside houses of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in Delhi, say sources

The move is aimed at minimising the stigma resulting from the affixing of such posters at the front doors of such patients

Air pollution in Delhi worsens to ‘very poor’ category, first time this season; National Capital registers AQI of 304
India

Air pollution in Delhi worsens to ‘very poor’ category, first time this season; National Capital registers AQI of 304

As per a government-run monitoring agency, SAFAR, an increase in stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and neighbouring regions of Pakistan have affected the air quality

Pollution level in Delhi deteriorates to 'very poor', likely to worsen over next two days, says IMD
India

Pollution level in Delhi deteriorates to 'very poor', likely to worsen over next two days, says IMD

The IMD said that there are factors other than farm fires which are worsening the air quality in Delhi, such as vehicular pollution and waste burning