Lucknow, February 6: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati is now on Twitter officially. The party announced her arrival on the social media today, stating that Mayawati has joined the microblogging site for "speedy interaction with the media and people" ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019. The party statement also said that the BSP supremo will express her views on national and political issues on Twitter. Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress Leader Priyanka Gandhi to Login Into Facebook, Twitter Accounts Soon.
Her first tweet on Twitter said, "Hello brothers and sisters. With due respect let me introduce myself to the Twitter family. This is my opening and inauguration.
@sushrimayawati is my official Twitter handle for all my future interactions, comments and updates. With warm regards. Thank you."
RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav took credit for convincing Mayawati to join Twitter, and thanked her for making her debut on social media. "Finally glad to see you here. Happy that you acknowledged and respected my request of joining Twitter during our meeting in Lucknow on 13th January. Warm Regards," Yadav tweeted.
Tejashwi Yadav's Tweet on Mayawati Joining Twitter
Finally glad to see you here. Happy that you acknowledged and respected my request of joining twitter during our meeting in Lucknow on 13th January. Warm Regards https://t.co/SzHlRkBPAB
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) February 5, 2019
With social media playing a huge part in Lok Sabha Elections 2019 and parties taking their campaigns online, more political leaders are set to be seen on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. It is being said that Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is also set to join the social media bandwagon soon.