Modi, who attended BJP Parliamentary Board meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday, May 21, was learnt to have described the importance of social media in present scenario.
The Gujarat CM reportedly asked the twelve members of the parliamentary board to engage with the young crowd of the country through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and many more.
Modi is believed to one of the popular politicians of the country in connecting with youth through such modern medium of technology. The Gujarat CM, who always expresses his opinions, beliefs through writing blogs, has 1,638,861 followers on Twitter and 1,613,886 fan followers on Facebook till Tuesday.
During the crucial meeting of the BJP parliamentary board, Modi also reportedly pointed out the failures of UPA government under the leadership of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
Modi is the newest and only CM in the highest decision making body of the party. BJP declared its team for the next general elections on Sunday, May 19 with Modi's aide Amit Shah getting the responsibility to oversee the poll preparations in the important state of Uttar Pradesh.
BJP Central Parliamentary Board members are:
- Rajnath Singh (President)
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee
- Lal Krishna Advani
- Narendra Modi
- Sushma Swaraj
- Dr Murli Manohar Joshi
- Arun Jaitley
- M Venkeya Naidu
- Nitin Gadkari
- Ananth Kumar
- Thawarchand Gehlot
- Ramlal (GS Org)