Sheila Dikshit, who takes over as Delhi Congress chief from Ajay Maken, mentioned at the moment that there’s “no speak of any alliance with the Aam Aadmi Social gathering (AAP)” but. “AAP and BJP each are an equal problem to us, we are going to meet the challenges collectively,” mentioned the three-time chief minister.
“The way they talked about Rajiv Gandhi in the assembly… we have been harm by it and it was not proper,” she mentioned. “There have been no talks with AAP,” she added, responding to questions.
Ms Dikshit takes over from Ajay Maken, who quit in the beginning of this month citing well being causes. There was hypothesis, nonetheless, that Mr Maken didn’t see eye-to-eye with the social gathering management on the opportunity of an alliance for the upcoming nationwide election with Arvind Kejriwal’s social gathering, which got here to energy in Delhi in 2015 after decimating the Congress.
Mr Maken was seen because the hurdle within the Congress’s plan to cobble a grand opposition grouping, which might embrace AAP in Delhi.
“Politics is a recreation of challenges, we are going to strategise accordingly,” mentioned Ms Dikshit.
“The Congress excessive command led by Rahul Gandhi will determine the revenue and lack of the alliance and mahagathbandhan, we are going to observe no matter would be the resolution of excessive command,” she commented.
To a query on social gathering chief Rahul Gandhi as president, she mentioned: “We would like Rahul Gandhi to be the PM of the nation, the remainder depends upon time.”
AAP has sharpened its assault on the Congress after Sheila Dikshit’s appointment as Delhi chief.
The social gathering’s Gopal Rai mentioned the AAP political affairs committee would take a name on any tie-up with Congress, however added: “There isn’t a time to attend and our preparations have began in all of the seven constituencies in Delhi.”
The Delhi minister additionally mentioned the Congress had misplaced all elections in Delhi over the previous few years and would solely minimize into AAP’s votes.