Modi to quit social media accounts
Kamal Singh
National

Modi to quit social media accounts

Agency News

New Delhi, Mar 3 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that he will give away his social media accounts to inspiring women on the occasion of International Women's Day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, 'This Women's Day, I will give away my social media accounts to women whose life & work inspire us.

This will help them ignite motivation in millions. 'Are you such a woman or do you know such inspiring women? Share such stories using #SheInspiresUs.' The Prime Minister on Monday said that he was thinking of quitting social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Mr Modi, who is one of the most followed world leaders, tweeted, "This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted.' The statement by Modi evoked reactions from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and AICC media in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala. Replying to the PM's tweet, Rahul said, 'Give up hatred, not social media accounts.' Meanwhile, Mr Surjewala took to the microblogging site and said, 'Respected Modi ji, Earnestly wish you would give this advice to the concerted army of trolls, who abuse-intimidate-badger threaten others every second in your name! Sincere Regards, Citizens of India.' (UNI)

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