Author: Arvind Singh.
The Govt of China (the communist party) which is in power is distributing around 300,000 television sets to its people in the rural areas of the country in order to spread its propaganda deeper into the Chinese society.
As per The Telegraph, these measures which are taken by the authorities is a step taken to tackle the poverty in China’s poor rural areas.
One of the people who received a television, Yuan Guanggen from China’s central Hubei province, told the Xiangfan Daily newspaper that “Delivering television sets to local people enables us to feel the loving care of the Party and the country,”.
According to the Party Mouthpiece Newspaper Anhui Daily, “The scheme will help solve difficulties that impoverished families face in watching television and enrich their spiritual lives,” in the eastern province of Anhui.
By further referring to the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s political theory that “It will help to better disseminate Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era” as the report added.
The current president of China Xi became the most powerful Chinese leader since founder Mao Zedong when his theory was included in the communist party at its national congress meeting in Beijing last year.
Last month the two Chinese University’s Tsinghua and Peking universities, which are China’s top academic institutions have opened new departments dedicated to Xi’s political theory. whereas many Chinese universities are planning to launch research institutes, focussing on the new theory of Jinping’s.
“The deliveries of the televisions to the rural areas were hampered due to ‘poor weather conditions” as said by the Local Authorities.
According to the official sources, “Local governments also took on the challenge and mobilized whatever transportation tools on hand – cars, tractors, motorbikes and even horses to deliver the televisions to households for installation of the TV in the rural areas”.