What really has people all riled up is the ad's emphasis on freedom concerning sexual choices, and what is being seen as a blatant, morally corrupt promotion of adultery and promiscuity. Let's get to the biggest objection first. The brouhaha is over whether Deepika Padukone thinks it is all right for women to cheat on their husbands.
Populist promises such as free wi-fi and CCTVs might have made for catchy campaign slogans, but these mean little to the weary urban poor electorate in Delhi that has consistently experienced only neglect and misgovernance. The AAP's election manifesto certainly set the bar high, but Delhi is a hard city to govern. It is a confusing maze of local municipal bodies, state-level departments and autonomous agencies.