March 24, 2015
#TwitterSamvad with Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee took a step forward today to communicate with the people by being involved in the exclusive launch of “Twitter Samvad” service.
Launched by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo today, the service gives key national political leaders the ability to send their tweets to their offline followers directly via SMS. WB CM was among the select few public figures along with 13 other CMs, the Indian Army, Indian Railways among others.
The number assigned to @MamataOfficial’s twitter ID is 01130083333. Users who subscribe to her tweets will receive 3 tweets a day, 45 tweets a month as SMS.
As part of the launch, WB CM sent out the following tweet for Twitter Samvad:
Now get my tweets & alerts as SMS. FREE.
Missed Call 01130083333 to Activate the Free Service.
WB CM uses Twitter very often. From greetings on festivals, to important executive announcements – she uses the medium to communicate and engage with users. She joined Twitter on 1 January, 2015 and has 28000 followers currently.