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Use social media to counter hate politics: CM to students

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called upon the student community to use social media to protest against the hate politics prevailing in the country.

Interacting with the students of Jadavpur University who were present at the administrative meeting of South 24 Parganas in Pailan, she said that divisive politics was very bad for the country and urged the students to use Facebook and Whatsapp to protest against the hate politics that was prevailing in the country".

"You are the future of India and you should protest against hate politics in social media. Taking a cue from you, the students of Calcutta University and Presidency University might also raise their voice against divisive politics," she added.

She said that there were some mischief makers who were "misusing social media by giving wrong information".

An incident that took place in Bangladesh had been described as an incident in Bengal.

"These are deliberate attempts to divide society and we will have to protest," she said.

It may be mentioned that she has instructed all Trinamool Congress MPs, MLAs and councillors to remain active on social media and protest against malicious campaigns that create social tension.

"You are the future generation. Do something positive and raise your voice against social evils," the TMC supremo added.
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