Narendra Modi asks MPs to use social media to spread word on government's welfare schemes

The Prime Minister told MPs to use social media effectively and spread the word on social welfare schemes launched by the government.

As part of a series of meetings between the Prime Minister and BJP MPs from various states, Narendra Modi today meet Members of Parliament (MPs) from Delhi, Bihar, Punjab, Haryana, Assam and Himachal Pradesh.

At the meeting, the Prime Minister told the MPs that they should use social media to its maximum potential and spread the word on the social welfare schemes launched by the government.

Today's meeting was the third in a series of meetings between Narendra Modi and MPs which would continue till March 31.

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WHAT PM NARENDRA MODI TOLD MPs:

  1. The Prime Minister asked MPs to use social media effectively and judiciously. However, he cautioned MPs against losing touch with their constituency. Narendra Modi is believed to have told MPs that voters should not feel that they don't get to meet their elected representative.
  2. The Prime Minister told MPs that they should use social media to promote the welfare schemes launched by the government. MPs should also listen to the grievances of people, the Prime Minister told them.
  3. C P Thakur, senior BJP MP in Rajya Sabha, said the Prime Minister asked MPs to engage more with people. "We should write for media publications," Thakur said, listing the subjects Narendra Modi touched upon during the meeting.
  4. The Prime Minister laid great emphasis on the use of social media, said C P Thakur. The MPs were also told to hold at least two rallies in their respective constituency.
  5. Thakur said as an MP from Bihar he raised the issue of abysmal condition of the education system in the state. "The Prime Minister told us that we should be among people and use the opportunity to help them as much as possible," he said.
  6. The Prime Minister is expected to meet another batch of MPs from three-four states on Thursday.

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