Hyderabad: A document titled "Scope of Work" reportedly by Union minister and senior BJP leader from Telangana G. Kishan Reddy on the groundwork and social media management for the upcoming Hyderabad Liberation Day has surfaced. However, among the many activities in store for 17 September, the BJP interestingly has put its focus on "Twitter Trend."
The document has details about the planning and execution of advertising and media works for the BJP ahead of the Hyderabad Liberation Day in Hyderabad from 15-17 September under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM).
According to reports, Union Home minister Amit Shah, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai from the BJP, and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis are likely to be part of the Hyderabad Liberation Day.
Going by the document, the BJP is likely to paint the city saffron. The works listed out include promotions through regional social media influencers, promotions through Facebook and YouTube live of the event, drone coverage of the event, Sardar Patel hoardings (cut-outs) in various places in the city and "One Twitter trending" on 17 September from 8.30 a.m
The Twitter trend activity has reportedly drawn criticism from the Telangana Rashtra Samiti functionaries. Telangana Digital Media director Kontham Dileep took to social media and said:
How low is too low @kishanreddybjp garu? the RFP issued by Director, CCRTI, @MinOfCultureGoI for Telangana Liberation Day celebrations, has put "Twitter Trending" in Scope of Work!So, these days Govt of India is officially tendering out Twitter Trends too? @TwitterIndia pic.twitter.com/SJS8LSYr4y— Konatham Dileep (@KonathamDileep) September 9, 2022
How low is too low @kishanreddybjp garu? the RFP issued by Director, CCRTI, @MinOfCultureGoI for Telangana Liberation Day celebrations, has put "Twitter Trending" in Scope of Work!So, these days Govt of India is officially tendering out Twitter Trends too? @TwitterIndia pic.twitter.com/SJS8LSYr4y
What TRS has planned for 17 September
Meanwhile, the TRS is celebrating 17 September as "Telangana National Integration Day." It will be celebrated at Public Gardens where the national flag will be hoisted by Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao.
The Chief Minister will also inaugurate Banjara and Adivasi Bhavans. A huge rally will be held from Necklace Road in which artists performing around 30 different art forms like Gussadi, Gond, and Lambadi dance forms will participate, informed chief secretary Somesh Kumar.
The 75th anniversary of Indian independence also marks the shift in Telangana state from monarchy to democracy. This will be observed as 'Telangana National Integration Day' by the state government, said a statement by the CMO.
On 3 September, the state Cabinet decided to celebrate the diamond jubilee year for three days—16, 17, and 18 September 2022. The closing ceremony of the diamond jubilee year will be held on 16, 17, and 18 September 2023.