It is social media which made Narendra Modi storm into Power with complete majority and made him the Prime Minister. It’s been four years now. Modi and BJP no longer enjoys that fanfare online. His repeated failures and failing to keep his promises and unable to live up to the expectations of people resulted in sharp decline in his popularity. Especially in online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, anti-Modi and anti-BJP slogans are gaining strength and significance. Negative comments are pouring in on Modi’s posts and BJP’s posts online giving befitting counter.
With all his major promises such as – bringing back black money stashed abroad, elimination of black money, corruption, Acche Din, growth in GDP – have miserably failed and in addition to the above his decisions like Demonetisation, GST have rubbed salt on the wounds.
Already, the loss of BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bihar by-elections, too hint that Modi’s mania, charisma no longer exists. Miffed with Modi’s attitude and nature, many of the key NDA allies including TDP have walked out of the
Notwithstanding the prevailing conditions in the Southern states and a strong anti-Modi wave, Modi is moving forward oblivious to this social media threat. Many political analysts opine that BJP, Modi will pay huge price to this negligence. At this juncture, Chandrababu Naidu’s masterstroke to quit NDA and move No-Confidence Motion worked as a salvo. Since majority of people lost confidence on Modi, the timely moving of no-trust motion and BJP using its tactics not to take the No-Confidence Motion is sending wrong signals to people who are closely watching.