Sheila appointed party-in-charge of Punjab

New Delhi: Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been appointed as party-in-charge of Punjab, she has replaced Kamal Nath who has stepped down from the post over allegations of his role in the 1984 anti-Sikhs riots.

Basically, Dikshit who belongs to Punjab’s Kapoorthala district and interestingly believed to have close relationship with Congress Chief Minster’s face Amrinder Singh.

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The election in the Punjab state is schedule in 2017.

Stepping down from his post, Kamal Nath said in his letter to party President Sonia Gandhi, “I request that I may be relieved of my charge (of Punjab) to ensure that the attention is not diverted from the real issues facing Punjab.”

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