Sheila Dikshit to stake claim to form Delhi Govt. todayDecember 12th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): Sheila Dikshit-led Congress will stake claim here today for the formation of government in New Delhi.
According to party sources, she will submit a letter to the Lt Governor Tejinder Khanna with the names of 42 Congress MLAs.
On Wednesday, she was elected as the leader of Congress Legislature Party (CLP) here today.
Dikshit, leading the party to a third consecutive victory in the national capital, was elected at a meeting of all the newly elected 42 party MLAs.
The Congress won 42 seats in the 70-member Delhi Assembly while the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had to be content with 23 seats. (ANI)