India, Jan. 11 -- The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday said the appointment of three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit as the Congress' Delhi unit chief showed the "leadership crisis" within the party in the capital.

The AAP, which according to a few senior party functionaries, was in talks with the Congress for an alliance until mid-December last year, mocked the party for "losing its ground" in the election battle.

AAP's national spokesperson and MLA from Greater Kailash, Saurabh Bhardwaj, listed out the rival party's poor performance in the assembly and municipal corporation elections, even as he maintained that appointing its state president was an internal matter of the Congress.

"In 2013, Sheila Dikshit was the CM when she lost...