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.
He blamed lack of organisational infrastructure, for the humiliating show.
Delhi Congress in-charge P C Chacko expressed doubt over the internal survey conducted by various parties.
After the 2013 Assembly elections, the party was reduced to 8 sitting MLAs from 43.
Janardhan Dwivedi skipped Rahul Gandhi’s call for meeting.
Maken hoped that he has done enough to convince people “to have faith in Congress”.