Netas embrace Social media to reach out to voters


In this time of social media boom the want to be netas are not leaving any stone unturned which will make them woo the voters. Facebook page is the most favorite of them all, and we hardly found any neta on Twitter. 

The Facebook pages seem to be maintained by someone from their media cell and not much of interaction is seen.


Politicians are using the platform for campaigning and post pictures of the voluntary service carried out by them. Now with most of them on Facebook, the real war among them is to check who’s got the maximum hits. Politicians are posting pictures of them doing humanitarian service and photos from the stock with some prominent leaders.

Each day new photos are shared of the pad yarta and other canvasing done by the candidates.
Here is a list of Candidates who were on Facebook and we could find (this list is not exhaustive)

Candidate Name FB Likes Page Started on Page
Nagesh Sakhare 423 28 March, 2013
Abhay patil 321 21 March, 2013
Anil M Potdar 357 18 April, 2013
Basavraj Javali 620 7 april, 2013
Sambhaji Patil 225 23 April, 2013
Kiran Jadhav 61 15 April, 2013
As on 26 April, 2013 1600 hrs    

The twitter handle of Anil Potdar @Anil_M_Potdar has 7 followers.
Abhay Patil – @AbhayPatilMLA has just 4 followers


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