Ranchi: Kicking off it's campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections of 2019 the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha which is traditionally considered as a party of Jal Junglee and Zameen has opted for technology this time around with its acting president Hemant Soren organising a Chaupal on the platform of Twitter India. Through this hi-tech tool Mr Soren interacted with the workers of the party and people of the state and was involved for a long duration in answering to their questions. Hemant Soren game answers to the questions which were asked to him by his party MLA Kunal Sadangi and during the same period in the afternoon he also interacted with the various workers who had gathered from the different districts.
In the Chaupal which was organised in Sohrai Bhawan of Ranchi the people asked him questions live without also asking him as to why he opted for an alliance with Lalu Prasad Yadav who had once claimed that Jharkhand would be formed on his dead body. The strategist of the JMM had taken steps to take their party on the Hi-Tech Mode 5 years ago as per which it has launched membership drive through a missed call and taking a step forward Hemant Soren interacted live with the verified Facebook and Twitter accounts of the district unit of the party.
JMM General Secretary Supriyo Bhattacharya said that Hemant Soren has 70,000 followers on various social media sites including Facebook while on Twitter he is followed by more than 11000 people. He said that during the elections the party would be raising the burning issues and accused the BJP of being a communal party. He said that the party would be using various means of social media to raise the issues of hunger deaths in Jharkhand challenges to the forest right act attempts made to bring changes in the land related laws and the issue of domicile.
He claimed that none of the Twitter handles of the BJP is verified while on the other hand even the social sites of the district committees of the JMM are verified. Mr Bhattacharya said that Jharkhand was a result of the agitation launched by his party and for them the rights of the people comes first.