NEW DELHI, July 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is known for his huge social media presence, has reached 60 million followers on Twitter, on Sunday, making him one of the most followed individuals across the globe. With just former US President Barack Obama and current US President Donald Trump ahead of him, PM Modi is the third most followed world leader on Twitter.
Prime Minister Modi joined the micro-blogging site way back in January 2009 when he was serving as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. However his popularity soared after he took charge of 7, Lok Kalyan Marg as India's Prime Minister in 2014.
Despite consistent political attacks from the opposition, Prime Minister Modi gained a whopping 10 million followers in less than a year, taking his follower count to 60 million. Last year in September, his follower count on Twitter stood at 50 million. � IANS