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Delhi Assembly polls: Sheila Dikshit meets Sonia Gandhi

Press Trust of India
May 15, 2013 at 10:24pm IST

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New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi and is believed to have apprised her about the party's preparation for the upcoming Assembly polls.

The meeting lasted for around 35 minutes. Dikshit is poised to seek an unprecedented fourth term as Delhi's Chief Minister when assembly polls are held in November.

She has already asked partymen to start preparations for the election. There has been speculation in the party circle that DPCC president JP Aggarwal may be replaced soon.

Delhi Assembly polls: Sheila Dikshit meets Sonia Gandhi

Dikshit is poised to seek an unprecedented fourth term as Delhi's Chief Minister when assembly polls are held in November.

Sources said Dikshit discussed issues relating to party with Gandhi. The meeting came two days after Dikshit landed in a controversy for her comments that a man had offered her money to get a ticket for assembly polls. Opposition BJP has slammed her for not taking action against the person and termed the incident as reflection of "Congress culture".

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