The former CM said illegal mining, which is flourishing under the patronage of the government, also played an important role in creating flood situations.
Hooda is a strong Jat leader in the state while Kuldeep belongs to Bishnoi community. Now the party has to make choice between a Jat and non-Jat leader.
Party will also focus on the city's Dalit and minority population by highlighting issues of the demolition of the Ravidas temple in South Delhi.
Ashok Tanwar has been sulking ever since he was replaced by Kumari Selja as the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) president.
The Congress expressed its resentment over the murder of its member and urged the Haryana government to bring the perpetrators to justice at the earliest.