New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday joined short video platform Likee to reach out to more people and make them aware about the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Kejriwal’s first live session on the app, addressing various steps being taken by his government and urging people to adhere stay-at-home guidelines, clocked more than 20 million views within an hour, informed the company.
Kejriwal’s profile carries videos of his various press conferences conducted in the wake of the pandemic, and streams government’s press releases up to thrice a week.
The profile also includes snippets from his joint press meet with Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, wherein directives concerning the lockdown were first shared with media.
Delhi chief minister has been quite active on various social media platforms such as Facebook, micro-blogging site Twitter and photo-sharing app Instagram.
The Delhi government has formed about 14,000 ‘coronavirus foot warrior’ teams which will go from door-to-door to check for cases and create awareness about the dreaded virus.