Vijay Rupani, the Gujarat Chief Minister will be hosting a Twitter Town Hall on September 23, becoming the first ever Indian chief minister to do so following the similar social media interactions, which was undertaken by his mentor PM Narendra Modi and also US President Barack Obama.
On Thursday, 60-year-old Rupani made this announcement through his Twitter handle.
He tweeted: Happy to announce that I am hosting a Twitter town hall on 23rd September. Tweet your questions to me using #AskVijayRupani
Vijay Rupani, Gujarat Chief Minister
Sources have revealed that the Gujarat CM will be inviting questions on Twitter till September 22.
In a typical Twitter Town Hall, prominent figures are seen inviting questions from the public and address them through their Twitter along with the associated hashtag.
It is said that the new administration in Gujarat is further trying to connect with the masses via social media. The BJP government under CM Vijay Rupani had earlier launched Twitter and Facebook accounts of the
Gujarat CMO, and had also instructed all ministers and secretaries to be active on various social media sites, so that they could establish a strong presence by responding to people and their grievances.