The NCP wanted to contest in half of the total 288 seats, but that proposal was rejected by the Congress.
16 AICC secretaries back Rahul, say Lok Sabha election debacle was a collective failure.
Congress leaders Mateen Ahmed and Mohammad Asif earlier recommended to Sonia Gandhi that Dikshit return to Delhi.
Sources said the All India Congress Committee (AICC) has asked the Delhi Congress leaders look at “formulating a plan for the future”.
The meeting was called to formulate a strategy for the future and review the party’s rout in two consecutive elections held in the state.
The party has three MLCs including Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) President Ashok Choudhary, Madan Mohan Jha and Dilip Chaudhary.
The meeting was held to discuss Congress’s poll strategy in the state.
He said the Bengal government’s opposition to the communal violence bill proved its double standards.
For conducting primaries, a voters’ list will be first prepared.
The Youth Congress leaders who help retain or win the seats, will be awarded with tickets to contest the next assembly elections, a party source said.
Ahmed’s comments come two days after Kejriwal quit, alleging a nexus between Congress and BJP to ensure that Jan Lokpal bill was not passed.
The concept, a brainchild of Gandhi, is likely to be implemented in 15 chosen Lok Sabha seats across the country.
Jangipur MP Abhijeet Mukherjee today announced that he will indeed contest from his constituency
The Prime Minister and the Congress president stressed tolerance and respect for all religions.
KPCC president says Nandan Nilekani does not meet criteria to contest for Lok Sabha polls.