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Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2018

ISSN Print :  2321-5828

ISSN Online :  0975-6795


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Social Media and Peoples Movement: A view on Role of Social Media in Jallikattu Protest



Address:   Sathish. R
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Communication, Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science.
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2321-5828.2018.00023.2

ABSTRACT:
Social Media became a tool for politicians to propagate their ideas to the public and social media became a platform for common public to express their views on different socio-political issues. In January 2017, we witnessed there were huge protest across Tamilnadu supporting Jallikattu, a bull-taming traditional Tamil sport which was banned by Supreme Court of India. The messages were spread in different social networking sites and Apps to participate in the Jallikattu protest. People used Social media Like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp to organise a massive protest .With this background this paper analyses the role of social media in Jallikattu protest.
KEYWORDS:
Social Media, Jallikattu Protest, Peoples Movement, Marina, Silent Protest
Cite:
Sathish. R. Social Media and Peoples Movement: A view on Role of Social Media in Jallikattu Protest. Res. J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 2018; 9(1): 131-134.
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