Social media has strengthened bond between govt., people: PM Modi

Menlo Park (California), Sept. 27 (ANI): Prime Minster Narendra Modi today said social media has strengthened the bond between the government and people.

“Social media can tell the government where it’s going wrong, gives them opportunity for cross correction, this is the strength of democracy,” he said during a question answer session at the Facebook Headquarters here.

“I wasn’t fortunate enough to get knowledge, wasn’t educated enough. But I think social media made up for that a lot,” he added.

He said that when he adopted social media he had no idea that would become the Prime Minister and it would help him in governance

“Today because of social media, the governments are being given a chance to fix mistakes,” he added.

Prime Minister Modi further said social media became a very important guide for him and changed his thought process.

The Prime Minister said social media is a form of daily voting for a democracy

Prime Minister Modi also explained how social media can be a force for good in foreign policy

Replying to a question by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, he said that he adopted social media because he was curious about technology. (ANI)

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