After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is now on WhatsApp via the Channels feature that was announced last week. Kejriwal on Wednesday launched his WhatsApp Channel to connect with people of the city and update them about the AAP Government’s work and initiatives. Modi joined WhatsApp channel on Tuesday.
In a statement, the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said the launch of the channel reinforces the commitment of the Delhi Government to foster a more “personal connection” with the people.
WhatsApp Channels are a one-way broadcast tool for admins to send text, photos, videos, stickers, and polls, according to the instant messaging platform. In his first message on the channel, Kejriwal said, “Delighted to connect with you on WhatsApp Channel. Stay connected to receive the latest information on achievements of the Delhi Government, new programmes and initiatives and all the behind-the-scenes action as we work towards making Delhi a national capital that all Indians can be proud of!” He also shared shared a heartwarming update about the Mukhyamantri Teerth Yatra Yojna, where 780 senior citizens were sent on a pilgrimage trip to Rameswaram. He also shared pictures from the time he met the senior citizens, on the channel.
“This week, I am very pleased to share that we sent a group of 780 senior citizens for a pilgrimage trip to Rameswaram under the Mukhyamantri Teerth Yatra Yojna. I am blessed to receive their love. Sharing some moments of warmth with you through these photos,” he said. “Share this channel with friends and family and invite them to subscribe to this Channel,” the CM added.