In the 21st century, politics may not be televised but it is likely to be tweeted, blogged, texted, uploaded and posted on Facebook. Government agencies are embracing social media and other platforms to inform and interact with the public. Government 2.0 signals the emergence of IT innovation and the Web as a platform for fostering efficiencies within government and citizen participation.
With the sweeping penetration of 2.0 Movement, unprecedented changes are taking place in political spheres. User generated content will have dramatic influence on government platforms. This is true to say that political class using social media, is a mark of Government 2.0.
A new political class that is a cross breed of money, corruption, power, dynasty, indecency and fame has surfaced in Indian democracy. Ideology, probity and respect for institutions are a little concern for this class. How to characterize and spot them among us is a daunting civic task and democratic challenge.