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HD Kumaraswamy uses social media for voter connect

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 14, 2017, 4:11 am IST
Updated Mar 14, 2017, 6:29 am IST
While acknowledging that social media, especially WhatsApp had played a major role in the BJP's stellar performance in Uttar Pradesh.
While acknowledging that social media, especially WhatsApp had played a major role in the BJP's stellar performance in Uttar Pradesh and other states in the recent elections, he claimed  he had planned to use social media for his party's campaign around two months ago. (Photo:AFP)
 While acknowledging that social media, especially WhatsApp had played a major role in the BJP's stellar performance in Uttar Pradesh and other states in the recent elections, he claimed he had planned to use social media for his party's campaign around two months ago. (Photo:AFP)

Stealing a  march over the  BJP, which is expected to use social media in a big way to reach out to people in the run- up to the 2018  polls in Karnataka, Janata Dal (S) chief, H.D. Kumaraswamy announced his presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, SoundCloud and Google Plus on Monday, showing he means to connect to voters in every way possible. While acknowledging that social media, especially WhatsApp had played a major role in the BJP's stellar performance in Uttar Pradesh and other states in the recent elections, he claimed  he had planned to use social media for his party's campaign around two months ago. "A team of  35 has been working on this for the party. I intend to spend at least 4-5 hours a day in live chatting with people over Twitter and Facebook," he told reporters .

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru




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