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Sheila Dikshit made Delhi Congress chief

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Former Haroon Yusuf, and were appointed as Working Presidents by party

Making the announcements at a press conference here, in charge of P C Chako said 80-year-old Dikshit is quite healthy and there were no issues on that front.

Addressing media after being appointed as president, Dikshit said, "I feel honoured for that the party has given me this opportunity."

Dikshit served as for three consecutive terms till 2013 before the lost power.

Maken, a 54-year-old former in who stepped down as (DPCC) on January 4, was among the first to congratulate Dikshit.

"Congratulations to ji for being appointed as again. I had the privilege of working under her as her Political Secretary and Minister," he tweeted.

He expressed confidence that under Dikshit's leadership, the Congress will act as a "potent opposition to Modi+Kejriwal governments".

served as the for about four years before resigning citing health grounds.

The change of in assumes significance as the party is gearing up to brighten its fortunes in the upcoming polls, considering that the BJP had bagged all the seven seats at stake in the capital in the last

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 18:19 IST