Congress announces Sheila Dikshit name as CM candidate for UP Assembly elections

The Congress has announced the Senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit name as the Chief Ministerial candidate by the party for upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Party General Secretary Janardan Dwivedi along with Ghulam Nabi Azad has announced Dikshit’s name at a press conference in All India Congress Committee headquarters, New Delhi. 

However, Dikshit has been accused of irregularities in the Rs. 400 crore water tanker scam of the Delhi Jal Board along with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. She has been accused of being involved in obtaining 385 water tankers in 2012. A FIR was also filed against her on the recommendation of a committee led by state water minister Kapil Mishra. Earlier on Tuesday, the Congress had also announced the Raj Babbar name as the president of Uttar Pradesh unit of the party.

So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the politician whose name has been announced as the Chief Ministerial candidate by the party for upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections?
2. Who is the president of Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party?


Courtesy: Times of India

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