Twitter handle of Uttar Pradesh Police is now talk of the state
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police has started responding. It is a fact not fiction though hard to convince many.
The new social media interface of the Director general of Police (DGP) headquarters in the state capital is in the news because of its quick and prompt response, a welcome change from same old rustic voices and clichéd replies like ‘ go to police station’.
The initiative of UP DGP Javeed Ahmad to make police active on social media without being self-boasting seems to have borne fruits within few days of its launching though the official launch was announced only Wednesday. Incidentally, Javeed Ahmad himself is active on his official twitter account.
The twitter handle of UP DGP office has won many admirers owing to its prompt reply to the problems of common man and also the follow up action. Soon, the facebook page and whatsapp interface of UP Police will change the whole perception about the functioning of the police.
‘’ I get to know about many problems in the state concerning police through social media and I have developed a mechanism of proper follow up in such cases,’’ UP DGP Javeed Ahmad told newztrack.com .
Here is a cases that has helped in refurbishing the perception of general public towards the police from this twitter handle.
आशियाना पावरहॉउस चौराहे पर वरुणा सवार नशे में धुत राईसजादो ने स्कूटी सवार लड़की को रौंदा, वर्दीधारी पुलिसवालों पर तानीरिवाल्वर @javeeddgpup
— आदित्य तिवारी (@adityatiwaree) March 25, 2016
— UP POLICE HQ (@uppolicepr) March 25, 2016
— Smita (@DikshitSmita) March 26, 2016