The Delhi Congress’s attempts to strengthen its position in the rural Assembly segments of outer Delhi have its roots in the BJP’s loss of popularity
Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken also launched a series of swine flu awareness campaigns in Delhi.
Congress workers will distribute pamphlets displaying preventive measures against the H1N1 virus.
Maken emphasised that the Congress faces big challenge after losing three elections in the city.
He added that changes in Pradesh Congress are likely as organisation has to be built from base on basis of issues.
Sources in the party said the decision was taken as a part of the party’s rebuilding process in Delhi.
He recalled how Congress in-charge for Delhi affairs P C Chacko had virtually asked Shiela to shut up.
Ajay Maken said the BJP government did not have any action plan to tackle the situation.
Chacko and Delhi PCC chief Arvinder Singh Lovely met Gandhi in the evening to brief her on the Delhi poll outcome.
Maken could not enthuse the party. He failed to highlight the achievements of the Congress govt,’ Dikshit said.
“The party cadre is very demoralised, we need to begin working,” a senior leader said.
Maken, who contested the polls from Sadar Bazar Assembly segment finished a distant third and lost his deposit.
Leaders have begun introspection at an informal level, posing uncomfortable questions to the leadership.
AAP has won in 67 constituencies out of 70, defeating both BJP and Congress.
Congress prominent faces may find themselves fighting in their seats.