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Do you believe that the Delhi Chief Minister Mrs. Sheila Dikshit’s statement “Consume as much power as you can afford” is in bad taste.

Do you believe that the PM Mr. Modi’s statement in London that his government is committed to protecting every Indian citizen’s life and views is to be appreciated.

  • Yes
    (50%, 15 Votes)
  • No
    (50%, 15 Votes)

The Delhi Chief Minister Mrs. Sheila Dikshit’s statement “Consume as much power as you can afford” has been criticized by many, while others say that her statement is similar to what parents keep telling their children, as far as expenses go. What do you think

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Do you believe that the Delhi Chief Minister Mrs. Sheila Dikshit’s statement “Consume as much power as you can afford” is in bad taste.
  • kkkraju2174   at February 27, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    People only realise the value of something when it is not there, she would only know the value when she does not have “power”.

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  • Ramesh Voted No   at February 27, 2013 at 3:20 pm

    She has only said it as one of the many ways to deal with the power problems we are facing

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  • kumar Voted No   at February 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    It is just pure economics. Higher prices means lower consumption, lower demand and lower profits for the power companies

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  • hrekant Voted No   at February 27, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    What about his own Consumption, Can She thinks about minimum wage
    Pubilc

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  • yuhishter Voted Yes   at February 26, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    Everybody knows he spends what he earns. If this was told by the chief Minister, it means she is aware of our plight and doing nothing to improve it.

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  • Satish Thukral   at February 26, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    Ridiculous, she has to give justification for increase not preach about the level of consumption. Tomorrow she can say eat roti if you can pay or die

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  • rachadha   at February 26, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    She has has always favoured reliance companies to the best of her abilities, we all know why. Inside she is guilty conscience blurts out such words.

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  • Sanjay Manchanda Voted No   at February 26, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    How is this justified, when the power theft has gone down drastically since privatization, the rates should come down.

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  • Jose Chandy Voted Yes   at February 26, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    It is a shame that she made such a statement

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  • dhirendra Voted Can\'t Say   at February 26, 2013 at 12:50 pm

    It depends on how one wants to see it

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  • amit Voted No   at February 26, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Mrs. Dikshit is known to have a motherly demeanour in her conduct. No ill feelings are intended

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  • Ambrose Pinto Voted Yes   at February 26, 2013 at 11:03 am

    The statement is a lack of sensitivity to the energy needs of the country.

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  • sanjeevr Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 11:36 pm

    Being a minister she is powerful and whatever she is saying will be implemented because no one can say anything. Check misuse in her own house

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  • swapnil Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    Mrs. Dikshit should spend her energies on bringing down the cost of power instead of giving unsolicited advice

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  • banjo_jui Voted No   at February 25, 2013 at 5:31 pm

    Very sensible remark.

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  • mishra Voted Can\'t Say   at February 25, 2013 at 5:29 pm

    It depends in what context the statement was made

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  • Lakshmi Menon Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    We don’t need the CM to tell us this

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  • abhay_hr1 Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 3:08 pm

    Electricity Rate in Delhi is Highest in the Country & Electricity Loss is less so its in bad taste.

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  • trehan Voted No   at February 25, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    What’s wrong in the statement made in all sincerity

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  • ramansingh Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    It is almost like Marie Antoinette’s “If they don’t have bread give them cake”. Mrs. Dikshit’s statement reeks of indifference

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  • abhishek_gupta10 Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 12:28 pm

    The person who is head of the state Cannot afford to make such comments as the onus of providing Water/Eclectricty / Necceasity lies on her

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  • drakpll Voted No   at February 25, 2013 at 10:42 am

    How it can be. Use as per requirement is basic Indian philosophy.It also lead to conservation of Natural resources and sustainable development.

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  • ashokrao Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 10:34 am

    The lady seems to have lost it. In an age where alternate power is being sought after so much, Mrs. Dixit needs to go back to school.

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  • Syma Voted Yes   at February 25, 2013 at 10:16 am

    The words communicated and as received become highlights and people take it as the way they received, it may hamper power consumption.

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  • naeemansari83 Voted No   at February 25, 2013 at 10:13 am

    We should understand the context of statement not the words. Its similar to the statement wherein by changing the position of comma meaning changes.

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  • munishdwivedi Voted Yes   at Feb 27, 2013 08:41 am
  • munishdwivedi Voted No   at Feb 27, 2013 08:41 am
  • sukhjeet Voted No   at Feb 26, 2013 01:52 pm
  • nitin22jain Voted Yes   at Feb 26, 2013 02:54 am
  • sugato Voted No   at Feb 25, 2013 02:08 pm
  • bhavesh_akabari Voted Yes   at Feb 25, 2013 02:00 pm
  • shivendra.s Voted Yes   at Feb 25, 2013 11:38 am
  • saxenars3 Voted Yes   at Feb 25, 2013 10:41 am
  • sfpl Voted Yes   at Feb 25, 2013 12:35 am

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