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||http://www.facebook.com/Nagesh4BelgaumNorth|
|Abhay patil||321||21 March, 2013||http://www.facebook.com/mlaabhaypatil|
|Anil M Potdar||357||18 April, 2013||http://www.facebook.com/AnilMPotdar|
|Basavraj Javali||620||7 april, 2013||http://www.facebook.com/Mr.Javali|
|Sambhaji Patil||225||23 April, 2013||http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shri-Sambhaji-Patil/103203176548974|
|Kiran Jadhav||61||15 April, 2013||http://www.facebook.com/bjpkiranjadhav|
|As on 26 April, 2013 1600 hrs|