The news of Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy opening an account in popular social networking site Facebook for a quick interaction with people made rounds throughout the state on Thursday. The info spreads through as a few newspapers report that CM has created a facebook profile with name “Kiran Kumar Reddy Nallari – Andhra Pradesh CM” for which all the queries posted by public would be handled by I & PR wing of the government. The publication also mentioned that the site’s management also disabled the chance of creating accounts with similar names in order to quash ambiguity.
This news on Thursday made scores of netizens hunt for the CM’s profile, who were later thrown into confusion. A release from the Chief Minister’s Office cautioned the general public that the “profile” of the CM on Facebook is an unauthorised page, and that it was put up by some individuals, without the knowledge of the Chief Minister.