Rahul Gandhi isn’t 40 yet… that makes him a young politician and perhaps a Prime Minister-in-waiting. He may be a regular on page 3 and, occasionally, in his constituency sleeping on charpoys with descendants of former British viceroys; but try Googling him and you’ll get this:
What’s interesting is not the results on him, but the solitary sponsored text ad on the right which will lead you to the home page of the 81-year old LK Advani.
As though that’s not enough, even Narendra Modi has a pretty well-designed site of his own.
Rahul, however, has this:
Could it be that, in spite of having senior citizens running the party, the BJP itself is younger than the Congress when it comes to leveraging the Internet?
Or is it because our young politicians haven’t quite grasped the power of this medium yet?
Omar Abdullah’s active on Facebook. But does he have a site where his constituents can reach him? No slumdog prizes for guessing.
Mr Obama, any tips for Master Gandhi?