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Ahead of CEC meet, Ahmed Patel meets Sheila Dikshit, discusses 'alliance' issue

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Senior met at her residence here on Wednesday. According to sources, they are believed to have discussed among other things the issue of Congress-alliance.

Dikshit had last week rejected all talks about an alliance between her party and the (AAP) in the city-state where seven Lok Sabha seats are at stake.

The (CEC) meeting of the party is scheduled for Thursday and Congress unit is said to be ready with the panel of candidates for the Lok Sabha constituencies.

According to party sources, Ajay Maken, Sharmistha Mukherjee, and are top three contenders for the New seat while for the north-east Delhi Mudit Agarwal, Mateen Ahmed, and Ragini Nayak are in the fray.

For Chandni Chowk seat, senior and are in the fray. For East Delhi seat and are top contenders etc.

The CEC on Thursday is likely to finalise the candidates for Delhi.

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First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 20:46 IST