Sheila Dikshit is new Delhi Congress chief

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been appointed the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president after Ajay Maken resigned from the post citing ill-health.

Maken congratulated Sheila 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.

Eighty-year-old Sheila has been a three-time chief minister of Delhi.