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Congress MP Rahul Gandhi (File photo: PTI)
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi (File photo: PTI)

'Give up hatred, not social media': Rahul Gandhi reacts to Modi's announcement

Earlier on Monday, PM Modi said he is 'thinking of giving up' his social media accounts

New Delhi: Give up hatred, not social media accounts, said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday, reacting to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet wherein he had talked of giving up his social media accounts.

"Give up hatred, not social media accounts," Rahul tweeted with a screenshot of Prime Minister's tweet.

Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted, "Respected Modi ji, Earnestly wish you would give this advice to the concerted army of trolls, who abuse-intimidate-badger-threaten others every second in your name! Sincere Regards, Citizens of India."

Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he is "thinking of giving up" his social media accounts.

"This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

Prime Minister said that he is yet to take a final call on the matter.

Prime Minister Modi has over 53 million followers on Twitter, over 44 million followers on Facebook and over 35 million followers on Instagram.

Following Modi's tweet, social media went abuzz speculating why the Prime Minister was thinking of leaving all social media platforms. Some felt that the Prime Minister was thinking of quitting social media because its misuse tends to spread rumours.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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