Chandigarh: Indian political leaders are increasingly signing up on Koo to share thoughts and updates with their followers. The Honourable Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar, has opened his account on Koo, the Indian micro-blogging and social networking platform that enables users to interact in their mother tongues.
Will use the platform to share updates in Hindi on activities and programmes of the Government of Haryana.
Using the handle @manoharlalbjp, Khattar in his first Koo said, “My first Koo on India’s first microblogging platform! Let’s connect to share our ideas, thoughts and suggestions!”
Manohar Lal Khattar, known for his simple lifestyle and political acumen is among the popular political figures in the Country. With 2 million followers on Twitter, Shri Khattar is one of the most followed leaders from the Haryana region. His presence on Koo gives him the advantage of being able to communicate with the people of Haryana in Hindi.
Welcoming Shri Khattar on to Koo, Aprameya Radhakrishna, Founder & CEO, Koo, said, ‘In the last four months, Koo has had the privilege of welcoming Chief Ministers from nine Indian states on our platform, including Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma (Assam, @himantabiswa), Shri Jairam Thakur (Himachal Pradesh, @jairamthakurbjp), Shri B S Yediyurappa (Karnataka, @bsybjp), Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan (Madhya Pradesh, @chouhanshivraj), Shri Ashok Gehlot (Rajasthan, @gehlotashok), Shri Biplab Kumar Deb (Tripura, @bjpbiplab), Shri Tirath Singh Rawat (Uttarakhand, @TirathSinghRawat) and Yogi Aditynath (Uttar Pradesh, @myogiadityanath). They are all active on Koo in their respective languages. We are glad to have Shri Khattar join this group of India’s political leaders.”
Mayank Bidawatka, Co-founder, Koo, said, “Koo is now available in seven Indian languages – Assamese, Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu – and English. This has given impetus to both leaders, celebrities and artists from across the Country to become active on the platform. We are glad to have Shri Khattar on Koo and believe that it will give him tremendous reach.”
How to Download Koo: The app is available for users to download on the mobile App Store. Users have the option to register using either their mobile number or email ID. Once registration is complete, they can follow their favourite celebrities, athletes, politicians, entertainers and thought leaders on Koo. Koo empowers users by allowing them to communicate in their native languages, should they wish to.
Koo was founded in March 2020, as a micro-blogging platform in Indian languages. Available in multiple Indian languages, people from across different regions in India can express themselves in their mother tongue. In a country where just 10% of India speaks English, there’s a deep need for a social media platform that can deliver immersive language experiences to Indian users and help them connect. Koo provides a stage for the voices of Indians who prefer Indian languages.