BJP, Cong kick off social media campaign

Ranchi: With the Lok Sabha polls not up to a month away, the state devices of BJP and Congress have introduced their campaigns on social media.
In 2014, BJP and its PM candidate Narendra Modi outperformed its competition when it came right down to campaigning on social media. With the stakes upper than ever, each camps have set out to industry inside of 48 hours of the announcement of elections.

The saffron party’s reputable Twitter care for, @BJP4Jharkhand, is sending out messages listing the paintings completed through the federal government and retweeting messages posted through the party’s nationwide care for. Managed through a group of pros operating out of its state headquarters in Harmu, the party’s Facebook account is continuously including to its fans and sending out messages hitting the Congress and opposition events in mahagathbandhan. Chief minister Raghubar Das is also chipping in thru his reputable Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Jharkhand Congress, whose reputable Twitter care for has more than eight,000 fans, has additionally sprung into life and is churning out tweets featuring photographs of Rahul Gandhi and slogans like “Jaat par na paat par, button dabega haath par”.

The events'’ IT groups are running day and night to churn out custom designed videos and infographics to listing their achievements and trade barbs at each other.

For instance, BJP Jharkhand tweeted a video mocking Rahul Gandhi for addressing JeM leader Maulana Masood Azhar with the honorific ‘ji’. Congress spoke back promptly through sending out a video showing an animated PM Modi to say, “Acche din aye nahi par apna time ayega, register nahi kiya to apka chance jayega.” Congress leaders are warming as much as the social media struggle at the same time as its state president Ajoy Kumar is tweeting and posting videos harpooning the BJP governments at the Centre and in the state. “We have labored to arrange our social media groups. There are a few problems but we will duvet them up soon,” Rajesh Thakur, media in-charge of state Congress, stated.

Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the most important opposition party in the Jharkhand meeting, has made a gradual start on the social media front. While running president Hemant Soren will move survive Twitter on Wednesday, the party’s social media accounts are mendacity dormant.


The Election Commission of India (ECI) is retaining an eye over different social media platforms forward of the Parliamentary polls to check for type code violations. The place of job of leader electoral officer (CEO) of Jharkhand is also putting in a group of IT mavens who will display the platforms for hate speeches, hearsay mongering, type code violations and candidates luring citizens with offers of money or sort.


Speaking to TOI, additional leader electoral officer of Jharkhand Manish Ranjan stated: “A nodal officer has been appointed for the job on the state stage. Likewise, we're setting up our own social media monitoring devices in all 24 districts. They will observe social media on the stage of districts and Parliamentary constituencies.”


Besides screening, the CEO’s devoted social media handles will give a contribution to its systematic citizens’ training and electoral participation (SVEEP) program, officers stated. Social media users can report any objectionable posts through events and candidates in fray through the c-vigil mobile software.


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