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Goel congratulates Dikshit on being appointed Delhi Cong chief

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

congratulated on Friday newly appointed Sheila Dikshit, saying she would not have forgotten her "humiliation" by the Party (AAP).

The ruling and the have been accusing each other in the past and now they need to answer to the people of about it, Goel told reporters.

"The repeatedly accused former of corruption and said it will send her behind the bars. She must not have forgotten this humiliation," the said.

The too had been hitting out at the government levelling allegations of "failure and corruption" in the past four years, he said.

Goel's remarks come amid speculation over possibility of an alliance between the AAP and the Congress in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Dikshit was Thursday appointed as new of the after incumbent Ajay Maken's resignation was accepted by the party last week. Maken was opposed to any alliance with the AAP that he bitterly criticised over issues of governance and corruption.

Dikshit will be assisted by three Working presidents.

The All (AICC) and in-charge of Delhi unit, PC Chacko, while announcing the appointment of Dikshit as new president, said there were no talks within the Delhi unit about an alliance with the AAP and it was fully prepared to contest the on its own.

After her appointment, Dikshit told reporters she will react on the issue after understanding the situation from top to downwards.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 21:21 IST