This time a large chunk of students are using social media applications as their platform to get full support for DUSU Polls which has been scheduled at 12th of september.
Whilst the congress affiliated National Students Union Of India(NSUI) is spreading it’s message to the audience with the hashtag #takebackdu.On its contrary,their rival RSS affliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad(ABVP) are also planning to benefit through social media this time as to make aware it’s voters of its achievements.
They will be using Facebook,twitter,whats-app and Instagram in a grand manner.This is done to reach out a large number of audience in a short span of time.
The CPI-M’s Students’ Federation Of India(SFI) has come up with a tagline that is #duofmydreams,which are selling to use social media as their promotional tool for the extensive work that has been carried out by its members.Social media has become entirely money-driven…To make one’s presence felt in the name of promotion. We do not have that kind of money, so we advise our activists in various colleges to share the work as much as possible. We use WhatsApp as a tool to reach every individual,” SFI Delhi Unit president Prashant Mukherjee said.
Apart from these parties,the All India Students Association(AISA) which raises its voice for violence-free campus are also using Facebook and whatsapp to good use.According to Sucheta De,”We are uploading every activity on our Facebook page ‘AISA Delhi University’. We will also use ask our cadres to reach out to voters through WhatsApp”
Whereas NSUI in-charge Ruchi Gupta said that besides an “effective Facebook page, we have a WhatsApp group for every college. These are being managed by social media coordinators. A central control room will be looking after all these operations during elections”.