Healthy Politics: Manoj Tiwari Visits Poll Rival Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi: Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari paid a courtesy visit to his Congress counterpart Sheila Dikshit, whom he defeated on the North East Delhi seat in the general election, at her residence today.

Tiwari visited the 81-year-old Dikshit at her East Nizamuddin residence after learning about her ill-health, said Delhi BJP media co-convener Neelkant Bakshi.

During the 20-minute meeting, he enquired Dikshit about her health.

Dikshit was defeated by 3.66 lakh votes by Tiwari from North East Delhi seat.

During a press conference, Tiwari had admitted he was “scared internally” to face the three-time Delhi chief minister and Congress veteran in the poll.

Dikshit took charge of Delhi Congress president in January and led the party in the general election.

Under her leadership, Congress candidates managed to get more votes and replaced AAP candidates on five of the seven Lok Sabha seats as nearest rivals to winning BJP candidates.

The party, however, failed to win even a single seat as the BJP under Tiwari’s leadership did a clean sweep winning all the seven seats by huge margins.

Comments

comments

About the Author

Odisha Story Bureau
A team of young journalists headed by Subhransu Panda, founder-editor of Odisha's leading news portal and magazine Odisha Story. Mail: editor@odishastory.com