On Sunday, BJP national general secretary Muralidhar Rao observed that social media could not be wiped out an agent of change and empowerment. He said that social media would help furthering the cause of the conventional media and the logical extension of the conventional media and not competitive to it. In the post-Godhra, PM Narendra Modi faced the media trial, which was continued for about 12 years, without giving him a chance to explain his case, but he could overcome it by connecting to people through social media, he said while expounding the capability of the social media as a vital means for empowerment.
He said “The entire society is under the scrutiny of people. Thousands of cameras may flash at any time,” foreworn those in public life particularly the politician to behave properly.
Jayaprakash Narayan Lok Satta Party (LSP) national president recalled how his party in the absence of a vibrant social media was forced to labour hard for collecting information on corruption from thousands of people in 2,000. He added “You can do wonders with the help of the active social media.”
“There is no unrestricted freedom in the social media, as the Constitution has not provided absolute freedom. You have to maintain restraint with regard to sensitive issues like religion, national security and integrity,” he ward off.
SV University Vice-Chancellor W Rajendra, Sidhartha Group of Colleges Chairman K Asok Raju, BJP district secretary and programme convener S Srinivas and others were also at that time.