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Congress divided over alliance with AAP, decision left to Rahul Gandhi

Delhi Congress president Sheila Dikshit and three working presidents Devender Yadav, Rajesh Lilothia, and Haroon Yusuf maintained their stand against the alliance, according to reports

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Photo: @INCIndia

and other leaders of the unit Monday discussed the possibility of an alliance with the for the polls in the city in a meeting with

The opinion on the issue remained divided and everyone in the meeting was unanimous that Gandhi should take a final call on it in the larger interest of the party, said a participant of the meeting.

Sources said four former presidents -- Ajay Maken, Subhash Chopra, and -- favoured an alliance with the in Delhi.

"AICC in-charge of PC Chacko also handed over signed letters of 12 district Congress presidents, leaders of the party and councilors in three municipal corporation, in favour of the alliance, to Gandhi," they said.

Delhi Congress and three working presidents Devender Yadav, Rajesh Lilothia, and maintained their stand against the alliance, sources said.

First Published: Mon, March 25 2019. 12:25 IST
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