Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) claims to become the first political party to have a verified TikTok account. To reach out to young internet users across the country, the party decided to mark its presence on TikTok. They are also quite active on other social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
At present, TikTok has more than 200 million users in India, and AIMIM’s official TikTok account has more than 7,000 followers and more than 60,000 likes on its close to 75 videos. Since the platform allows the user to express and share a message, AIMIM plans to put forward its agenda to young India.
One of their videos shows AIMIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi appealing to his constituents to come to Darussalam — AIMIM’s party headquarters. He adds that his party’s doors are always open for everyone, irrespective of one’s religion and caste. The MP also takes a sarcastic jibe at the Prime Minister. In addition to its presence on the platform, AIMIM fans are also using the platform to share quirky messages regularly. The most popular being the lip-sync videos of Owaisi’s speeches.