Arun Jaitley joins Twitter, takes potshots at Nawaz Sharif

Thursday, 5 December 2013 - 2:41pm IST Updated: Thursday, 5 December 2013 - 2:45pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna Web Team
Member of Parliament and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Jaitley managed to garner more than 3000 followers in just hours of signing up on the social netwroking site.

Following Kapil Sibal's footsteps, Arun Jaitley joins Twitter attributing to the ever rising importance of online presence of politicians these days.

Kapil Sibal joined Twitter on November 27, 2013. In seven days, he has managed to garner more than 18,000 followers and tweets proactively.

Member of Parliament and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley managed to garner more than 3000 followers in just hours of signing up on the social networking site.

His first tweet was a pleasant greeting :

However, he did not take much time in switching into gung-ho mode and taking potshots on Nawaz Sharif.

Nawaz Sharif yesterday was quoted by a Pakistani daily, "Kashmir is a flash point and can trigger a fourth war between the two nuclear powers at anytime."

Responding to this, Arun Jaitley wrote his second tweet:

Interestingly, politicians are now using Twitter as a forum to clear controversies and. Kapil SIbal had tweeted:

Recently, even our Prime Minister got Twitter savvy and used the popular hash tag Follow Friday to recommend people to follow other politicians and forums.

Twitter is now fast becoming a breeding ground for heavy debates and news alerts. Twitter is a worldwide platform to voice one's opinion on every strata, be it Politics, Bollywood, Music or Technology. Influential people are soon realising the importance of social media and a revolutionary form of communication that was impossible earlier between the powerful and the common man is now slowly coming to fore.




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