Amit Malviya is an Indian politician serving as the national convener of the IT cell of the Bharatiya Janata Party.[1][2]

Early life

Malviya is from Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. He completed his BBM from Dayalbagh Educational Institute and PGDM Finance Management from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies Symbiosis International University.[3] He went on to work in the banking sector for a number of years.[3][4][5]

Bharatiya Janata Party

In 2009, Malviya gained prominence in the BJP through the forum 'Friends of BJP'. Following this he was made the head of the BJP IT Cell in the year 2015.[3][4][5]

Several social media posts by Malviya were criticized for being misinformation.[6] In December 2020, Twitter flagged a tweet by Malviya about the farmers' protest as 'manipulated media'.[7]

References

  1. ^ Ghosh, Himadri (18 November 2020). "Amit Malviya's Appointment in Bengal Shows How Heavily BJP Relies on Social Media". The Wire. Archived from the original on 22 March 2021. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  2. ^ Verma, Deepti (2017-09-20). "All About BJP IT Cell Chief Amit Malviya". National Views. Archived from the original on 24 January 2021. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  3. ^ a b c "कौन हैं सुब्रमण्यम स्वामी के निशाने पर आए अमित मालवीय? इन वजहों से पहले भी विवादों में रहा है नाम" [Who is Amit Malaviya, who targeted Subramanian Swamy? Due to these reasons, the Chief of BJP IT Cell has been in disputes before.]. TV9 Hindi (in Hindi). 2020-09-09. Archived from the original on 22 March 2021. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  4. ^ a b Mohan, Siddhant (10 September 2020). "अमित मालवीय : जिन पर भाजपा के खिलाफ़ काम करने के आरोप लगते हैं" [Amit Malaviya: Those accused of working against BJP]. LallanTop (in Hindi). Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  5. ^ a b "अमित मालवीय: जानिए कैसे आगरा से बीबीएम किया लड़का बन गया बीजेपी का आईटी सेल हेड" [Amit Malaviya: Know how the boy who did BBM from Agra became BJP's IT cell head]. Jansatta (in Hindi). Indian Express Limited. 2018-03-27. Archived from the original on 3 September 2020. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
  6. ^ Pooja Chaudhuri, AltNews in. "Amit Malviya's fake news fountain: 16 pieces of misinformation spread by the BJP IT cell chief". Scroll.in. Retrieved 2022-03-04.
  7. ^ "For the First Time in India, Twitter Flags BJP IT Cell's 'Manipulated Media'". The Wire. Retrieved 2022-03-04.

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