Weibo platform Koo and Assam Chief Minister Himanta have launched an Assamese application
Biswa Sarma released the first Koo news in the language on Wednesday.
The Chief Minister said in his Assamese message: “I’m very happy that Koo App has launched it in Assamese and I joined the platform. The app enables the people of Assam to express them in their native language Thoughts and opinions.”
“Looking forward to interacting with people on the Koo app. I will post my opinions, announcements and more updates here. I hope Koo will go well in their future endeavours,” Sarma said.
Koo co-founder and CEO Aprameya Radhakrishna stated that they are very happy that the Chief Minister has appeared on the platform.
“What we are more excited about is that the first Koo in Assamese is his (CM), and he launched Assamese on Koo,” Radhakrishna said. He hoped that the people of Assam would like to interact with him and each other on Koo and exchange ideas on various topics.
“Assam is a large country with a population of more than 30 million people. People have a high affinity for their language. Koo will be one of the few platforms where they can connect with each other, exchange ideas in Assamese, and create new things. It’s also a friend,” he added.
Koo co-founder Mayank Bidawatka said that they enabled the Assamese keyboard on Koo so that they can easily connect with each other in their native language.
“In addition to text, people will also be able to create and share their ideas in audio and video formats. This multimodal creation is unique to Koo. This release enables the people of Assam to communicate and share in their native language. Interaction,” he added.
The user can contact the Chief Minister through his handle @himantabiswa.
Established in March 2020, Koo is an Indian-language Weibo platform that provides multiple Indian languages and people from different regions express themselves in their native language.
“In a country where only 10% of Indians speak English, there is an urgent need for a social media platform that can provide Indian users with an immersive language experience and help them connect with each other. Koo provides a stage for the voice of Indians. I like Indian languages”, the founder pointed out.