Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi appointed a former BJP IT-Cell Head Anil Kumar Saumitra, who was sacked by the party over contentious remark on Mahatma Gandhi, as professor. In May 2019, Saumitra's Facebook post read, "He [Gandhi] was the father of the nation, but of Pakistan..." Selected from over 60 applicants, Saumitra will be under 2-year probation period. When inquired about the appointment, IIMC Director Sanjay Dwivedi… read-more
Courtesy: Indian Express
The Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) IT cell head Amit Malviya, on October 2, shared a video of Hathras victim who was brutally murdered and allegedly gang raped. The National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma, said that if she is a victim of rape then it is "very unfortunate and is also absolutely illegal,” to share her video. However, the video was accessible on twitter, till October 4 Morning.
Courtesy: The Indian Express
After conducting 60 virtual campaigns in several states, 9,500 BJP IT Cell heads will work under the national IT head Amit Malviya. The Cell will spread the party's political messages and speeches of BJP leaders, via 7,20,000 WhatsApp groups in real time, ahead of the Bihar Assembly Elections. ÔÇ£The BJP has been the pioneer in using technology in election campaigning from the beginning, we are trend-setters,ÔÇØ said a BJP leader.
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