Hooda Senior used the occasion to slam the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of “cheating people with false promises”. Deepender made an emotional appeal, seeking votes in the name of “constructive politics”, and not “divisive politics”.
The Supreme Court, in March, had requested the High Court “to deal with and dispose of the matter as early as possible and preferably within two months ... so that public interest may not suffer by delay in such decision.”
Hooda aides feel that Congress is likely to benefit from the promise of power tariff cut in the same manner as it happened in Delhi for Aam Aadmi Party when Arvind Kejriwal had offered similar relief few years back.
Hooda, sources said, waited for over three hours at the AICC headquarters on Tuesday to have an audience with central election authority officials, Madhusudan Mistry and Mullappally Ramachandran, to get some of his loyalists included in the PCC.