Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday nearly addressed over 3,500 social media volunteers of the occasion from throughout the nation and urged them to be “fearless” and to contain extra folks, a functionary mentioned

By Umar Sofi

PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 04:19 PM IST

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday nearly addressed over 3,500 social media volunteers of the occasion from throughout the nation and urged them to be “fearless” and to contain extra folks, a functionary mentioned.

Rohan Gupta, who heads Congress’s social media division, mentioned Gandhi was very clear that volunteers ought to keep on with the Gandhian ideology of the occasion. He mentioned Gandhi mentioned extra the variety of folks of their social media crew, the much less authorities can do something to curb them.

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Gupta mentioned Gandhi spoke for over two hours and likewise interacted with the volunteers. He added the assembly was largely centered on “how social media can play an important role in a country where the government is working to curb the voice of mainstream media.”

Gupta mentioned that Gandhi suggested the volunteers to be “steadfast to fight” the wrongs of presidency and he assured them “maybe not today but the results of these efforts of speaking truth to power” can be seen quickly. He added Gandhi mentioned the federal government was “afraid of the voices over social media which is why it was making efforts to curb it.”

Vinay Kumar Dokonia, the nationwide co-coordinator of the occasion’s social media wing, mentioned Gandhi emphasised the federal government can be acknowledging that social media is a strong weapon. He added Gandhi was additionally very involved in regards to the well-being of the social media crew and their households. “Gandhi said that such meetings between him and social media volunteers should happen once in every month or two.”

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