New Delhi: Achieving yet another landmark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the second most followed Indian on Twitter.
PM Modi has pipped Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan. As on January 16, PM Narendra Modi had over 17,371,600 followers while Khan was being followed by 17,351,100 Twitter users.
PM Modi now trails only superstar Amitabh Bachchan who has close to 18.9 million followers on Twitter.
The number of followers of PM Modi's account, @narendramodi, has consistently increased by about a million every two months.
The number followers of Modi on Twitter crossed 15 million mark on September 22 last year and on November 20 it surpassed 16 million mark.
Active on Twitter since 2009, Modi is the most followed Indian politician, and the second most followed politician in the world, right after US President Barack Obama (@barackobama), as per Twitter.