Sheila Dikshit dissolves all 280 Block Congress committees in Delhi

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New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jun 28, 2019, 05:40 PM(IST)

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According to a press release, Dikshit took this decision "keeping in line with the report submitted by the five-member fact-finding committee constituted for the Lok Sabha elections 2019."

Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Sheila Dikshit has dissolved all 280 block Congress committees in the national capital "with immediate effect."

According to a press release, Dikshit took this decision "keeping in line with the report submitted by the five-member fact-finding committee constituted for the Lok Sabha elections 2019."

For the second time in a row, the Congress party drew a blank in the national capital in recently concluded parliamentary elections. BJP won all seven Lok Sabha seats in the city.

Dikshit unsuccessfully contested the Lok Sabha poll against BJP's Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari from the North-East Delhi seat. 

Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has appointed Mohan Markam as the president of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee.

The two-time Kondagaon MLA will replace Baghel as party's head in the state.

"Congress president has appointed Mohan Markam as the new president of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee with immediate effect. The party appreciates the contribution of outgoing PCC president Bhupesh Baghel," said an AICC release signed by party general secretary KC Venugopal.

The decision came after drubbing in general elections in which the Congress party could only win two seats when there was his government in the state.

BJP won nine Lok Sabha seats out of 11 constituencies.

Under the leadership of Baghel, Congress dislodged three-time Chief Minister Raman Singh`s government in the Assembly polls in December by winning 68 out of the 90 seats. 

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