New Delhi | Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has been made the convenor of the Indira Gandhi Birth Centenary Celebrations Implementation Committee, constituted by Congress President Sonia Gandhi today. Former Union ministers Mani Shankar Aiyar and Anand Sharma are co-convenors of the committee which has AICC General Secretary Mukul Wasnik as Secretary.
Party leaders Ajay Maken, Priya Dutt, Milind Deora, Imran Kidwai and D K Shiva Kumar are on the 12-member panel. Another committee constituted for the celebrations is headed by Sonia Gandhi and has a number of senior leaders including Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh as members.
The Indira Gandhi Birth Centenary Celebrations Committee also includes Tarun Gogoi, Karan Singh, Madhavsinh Solanki, A K Antony, Mohsina Kidwai, Shivraj Patil, P Chidambaram, Sushilkumar Shinde and Mallikarjun Kharge. Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917.