Youth Congress attempt to connect with young voters by through series of Facebook Live ahead of 2019 LS polls
Updated:  Nov 18, 2018, 10:30 AM
Ahead of Lok Sabha elections the Congress youth wing trying to connect with young voters by holding series of Facebook live so the proximity between senior leaders and youngsters can increase.
Indian Youth Congress (IYC) spokesperson Amrish Pandey said the initiative, 'Young India Facebook Live Series', launched last month and so far Ghulam Nabi Azad, Manish Tewari, Jairam Ramesh, Ajay Maken, Sam Pitroda are featured. Efforts are made to bring Rahul Gandhi to the platform.
The facebook live session takes place on IYC's official Facebook page every Thursday at 6 pm. Guest on the programme pick questions sent by the users in form of comments of the Facebook page and respond to it accordingly.
Till now six sessions took place covering topics like aspirations of young India, freedom of press, demonetisation and youth and politics.
The next guest will be former Delhi's Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who will address women issues on the birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi on Monday.
Pandey said, "The live series is like a freewheeling chat where the youngsters and senior party leaders can interact in an uninhibited manner. A direct interaction helps to put forward ideas in a better way".
Pandey further said, "The series is helpful in building mutual understanding between the youth and the party. We are also trying to bring Congress president Rahul Gandhi to interact with the youth later on".
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