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Sheila Dikshit meets working presidents; to take charge on Jan 16

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The newly-appointed Friday met with the three working presidents and took stock of the party affairs in the national capital.

According to party sources, will officially take charge from January 16.

She was appointed as the by on Thursday. Devender Yadav, and were appointed as working presidents to assist the former minister.

"The meeting focused on setting priorities and fixing responsibilities of office-bearers in view of the approaching Lok Sabha elections. The ways to strengthen the party unit were also discussed in the meeting," the party leaders said.

The new team headed by is yet to decide on the possibility of alliance with the

Dikshit had after her appointment on Thursday told reporters that she would react on the issue (of alliance) after understanding the situation from top to down.

Meanwhile, sources said most of the party leaders believe is "prepared" to challenge the BJP on its own in the upcoming

A final decision on Congress' alliance with other parties will be taken by the committee headed by A K Antony, they added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 21:10 IST
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