NEW DELHI: Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda’s speech in the Lok Sabha on FDI in retail has been lauded by one and all and won him many new fans on the social media. A large number of people Tweeted on his speech; many described him as the best speaker in the FDI debate and a new find for Congress.
Deepender Hooda’s oratorical skills were hailed on Twitter by many prominent people, including media personalities like Rajdeep Sardesai, Satish K. Singh, Bhupender Chaubey, Pallavi Ghosh and Ravish Kumar.
A number of international media personalities, including South Asia correspondent of AFP, Ammu Kannampilly also appreciated his speech. His video link on You Tube, Facebook and Twitter is a hit on social media and attracts good reviews. The video link on his Facebook page has been clocked by 1,096 Likes, 263 shares and 248 comments.
Editor-in-Chief of IBN network, Rajdeep Sardesai, who has 6,05,520 followers on the Twitter, described Deepender as the ‘find of the day’. His Tweet was re-Tweeted 107 times and 27 people favoured the Tweet. Live India’s Editor-in-Chief Satish K Singh said, “Deepender Hooda spoke well and he is the find for Cong today.”
Another leading media personality Ravish Kumar of NDTV said Deepender’s speech was the best speech of the day. CNN IBN’s national Bureau Chief Bhupinder Chaubey described his speech as ‘brilliant’, while Associate Foreign Editor of IBN 7, Smita Sharma found his speech as a ‘fantastic political speech’.
MediaCrooks, who have 9,257 followers, said Deepender ‘24Inch’ Hooda was the Man of the Match. Rachit Seth, who has 8,320 followers, said, “This is power of Rahul Gandhi”. RT"@zishan says: Congratulations to@deepender_hooda for a fabulous onslaught on BJP !" Asavari Gill, who describes herself as creative media professional from Bombay, took a dig at the Sushma-Deepender duel and said, “Sushma Swaraj has been rightly silenced by Deepender Hooda: haha”. ABP News, which has 63,065 followers, tweeted, “Hooda tears into Opposition: They opposed building Bhakra Dam by Nehru, they opposed computers brought by Rajiv Gandhi”.
Deepender Hooda’s speech on FDI reminded many of Omar Abdullah’s speech on the Nuclear deal. Sunanda Vashisht from Houston, USA, who has 4,527 followers Tweeted, “Hooda jr, discovered today, is reminiscent of Abdullah jr. who was discovered after nuclear deal debate. Last names mean everything here.” This Tweet was re-Tweeted 14 times by various users. Referring to Deepender Hooda, Seema Goswami said, “He's very good today! RT @pallavighcnnibn: Deepender Hooda's
fantastic fiery speech”.
Senior Editor with ‘The Times of India’, Raja Bose Tweeted, “@deepender_hooda tells Parliament Haryana aloo is larger than Gujarati aloo.” Anchor and columnist Sunetra Choudhury referred to the Sushma- Deepender spat, “Finally, a moment when both opposition @SushmaSwarajbjp and the other side share a joke, thanks to
Kirandeep from Noida said,“#FDI Debate - Deepender Hooda is talking like an educated MP. He has all his facts right. Sonia is pleased, Sushma is smiling.” @deepender_hooda Grt job...your speech made Sushma also smile and Sonia Gandhi clap. Impressed, she added in another tweet. Man!! Deepender Hooda has taken the battle into the BJP camp. Lips are sealed.
Freelance writer and playwright Sameer Khan said, “Veterans are spellbound with this young MP. After watching today's debate I have no hesitation in saying Deependra Hooda is a rising sun in Indian Politics.”
Referring to various references by senior leaders Seema Gupta of Zee News said, “Deepender hooda has done good for himself-Good or bad 2 veterans talking abt him.”
Professor of Marketing and Consultant from Chandigarh, Gurinder S Ahluwalia said, “Sushma Sawraj is attacking like a soldier who has lost battle !”
Head of Learning & Development, Synersoft Technologies Pvt Ltd - Laryngectomee-2008 from Ahmedabad Naishadh Vyas said, “Deepinder Hooda - young MP tearing apart BJP leaders and opposition with sheer facts. Well Done Deepinder.” RIJ @TopGunRajesh said, “Nice 2 c young MPs speaking on #FDI in Loksabha. All political parties shud bring their young guns on forefront.”
Journalist Joydeep Hazarika said, “Deepender Singh Hooda makes a smashing impact in the Parliament! A new Congress stalwart in sight. Jaat power at its best!” Shanta Chari @newagesong said, “Lalu is just another aaloo, Deepender Hooda is super duper 24 inch aaloo!” Many others appreciated the passion, logic and substance in Deepender’s speech. Shravan said that Congress has found a good speaker in Deepender.
Pun_ditayeen said, “Dear @deepender_hooda, You have earn a fan today. Badhai Ho :-)”. Vinay Kumar Dokania, “For all those who wonder what Rahul Gandhi is doing with Youth Congress, he is building leaders like @deepender_hooda n...”