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TMC Seeks to Counter BJP’s Attack on Mamata With Social Media Campaign to Unearth Covid-19 ‘Lies’

File photo of Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri)

File picture of Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri)

During the assembly, Prashant Kishor is claimed to have informed senior TMC leaders to counter the misinformation being unfold towards the social gathering utilizing social media.

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  • Last Updated: May 11, 2020, 12:19 PM IST
  • Edited by: Padmaja Venkataraman

Kolkata: Trinamool Congress leaders held a gathering with poll-strategist Prashant Kishor on Sunday the place the social gathering determined to launch a social media marketing campaign on Covid-19 misinformation to counter “BJP’s lies.”

BJP on Saturday launched a social media marketing campaign referred to as ‘Bhoy Peyechhe Mamata’, that means ‘Mamata is scared,’ and attacked West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for not holding a press convention on the Covid-19 state of affairs for over every week. The resolution comes shut on the heels of a disagreement between the Centre and West Bengal authorities on a spread of points pertaining to the dealing with of Covid-19 disaster.

TMC leaders, together with state president Subrata Bakshi, secretary-general Partha Chatterjee, Amit Mitra and Abhishek Banerjee, mentioned the launch of the marketing campaign with Prashant Kishor through videoconferencing on Sunday.

A call was taken that from May 13, a mass marketing campaign could be launched on social media, involving using video and information conferencing. Besides this, promotional movies and brief displays bearing statistics could be circulated on social media platforms, together with WhatsApp.

During the convention, Prashant Kishor is claimed to have informed senior TMC leaders to proactively counter the misinformation being unfold towards the state authorities. Kishor informed leaders that there was quite a lot of uncertainty and nervousness as a result of lockdown and additional suggested the MLAs to achieve out to the plenty. TMC leaders will increase the problem of 50 our bodies allegedly mendacity in a Gujarat hospital.

Party MLAs have been requested to focus their efforts in guaranteeing correct distribution of important provides, asking the administration to make sure that nobody is denied ration and dissemination of social gathering initiatives via social media channels through the lockdown.

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