PM Modi chats with gamers in a free-wheeling conversation: Full video coming this Saturday

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently met with the country’s noted gaming creators to discuss the future and challenges facing the e-gaming industry. The teaser of PM Modi’s interaction with the gamers generated significant buzz on social media, garnering lakhs of views within hours.

In a teaser video released on Thursday, PM Modi was shown asking questions to the gamers and trying his hand at some games. The full video of the interaction is set to be released on April 13 at 9:30 AM on the Prime Minister’s official social media handles and video-sharing platforms. The video was reportedly filmed at the Prime Minister’s official residence.

Gaming creators such as Animesh Agarwal, Mithilesh Patankar, Payal Dhare, Naman Mathur, and Anshu Bisht were among those who met with PM Modi. They expressed their excitement over meeting the Prime Minister, with Agarwal and Patankar remarking on Instagram, “His vision is set to revolutionize gaming in India.” The gamers also noted that they didn’t feel the age difference while interacting with PM Modi.

PM Modi’s engagement with the gaming community has sparked conversations across the country due to the sector’s significant engagement with youth. According to Invest India, the online gaming sector is the fourth largest in the country, with immense growth potential. The Prime Minister’s outreach to the gaming community underscores his commitment to maximizing youth involvement in the nation’s development.

Political analysts view PM Modi’s interactions with the gaming and social media communities as a strategic move to engage with young voters in the upcoming elections. This engagement is part of a broader effort to connect with India’s youth and promote the growth of industries like gaming. PM Modi’s previous meetings with social media influencers and young creators have also contributed to discussions on his ‘youth connect’ strategy.

At the National Creators’ Award, PM Modi honored creators, most of whom were in the 20-30 age bracket. These interactions reflect the Prime Minister’s recognition of the importance of engaging with the youth and promoting innovation in various sectors. The gaming industry and its creators are optimistic about the potential impact of PM Modi’s engagement on the industry’s growth and penetration in India.


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