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BJP’s MODIfied Obama styled campaign.

BJP's MODIfied Obama styled campaign.

The BJP’s landslide victory in the recent General Elections have been the fruit of the tireless efforts of the party’s PM nominee, Shri Narendra Modi.
But somehow, you can’t overlook the similarities in Obama and Modi’s campaigns.
Obama is a very good orator, highly energetic and accepted by the public as the symbol of ‘change’. Same goes with Narendra Modiji.
Modiji was nominated as party’s PM candidate to suit the style of campaign which originally President Obama had adopted in 2008.
Obama promised change for the American people after USA was struggling with economic crisis. So did NaMo in 2014.
His (Obama) addressed to the people in a very direct manner and so did NaMo.
Namo talks of the pride of the nation and the pride of the Armed forces by targeting Pakistan’s activities on the border. Obama lured the army men by assuring the return of US forces from Iraq and Afghanistan.
After the win, both the leader thanked the public for their support and gave speech on how they are going to ‘revive’ the nation.
Both leaders were proactive on social media, making direct contact to youth and spreading their word through the internet.
There are many more similarities including Obama’s famous slogan ‘Yes We can!’, but the credit goes to NaMo for the aggressive campaigning.

The rising ‘interference’ of the Digital World

Hello readers,

Yes, I am finally back on this website, writing enthralling stuff for your brains.

While thinking of new ideas for the post, I came across a news article that stated ‘ Facebook will affect 160 constituencies in 2014 polls’. and realized how our digital copies on the internet can really alter the scenarios in the physical ( real in true sense) world??

Since the advent of internet, more precisely ‘the social media’, our lives have been cut into two halves. We all have our digital ‘clones’ on different websites which nowadays call themselves ‘Media‘.

The real meaning of the term media is ‘ the bridge between the people and the government’ . But for the past decade the interference of digital world has grown exponentially into the field of what we know as Mass Communication. Within seconds a news can be spread ( and so can be rumours) across all the people around the globe.

We all are readily accepting the increasing popularity of social networking and the physical world ceased to exist any more. The right wingers had been dominant ( in India especially) on these networks trying to ‘influence’ the youth. Now what we see is the acceptance of this technology by the Government as well. Every Speech of the President of India, prime Minister of India is uploaded on Facebook pages. The social network has entered governance too.

To conclude this post, I would like to remind you that this platform for communication is relatively new and is ever evolving into a stronger shape. So whatever the study says about the influence of social media on votes looks little exaggerated ( same as the Rs. 26 figure). Meanwhile keep posting your ideas and opinions but do remember there are friends ( and followers) in real life too.

Hope you enjoyed the read.

Till we meet in the next post. Jai Hind.