With over 31 million fans, PM Narendra Modi is now 2nd most popular leader in the world on Facebook

Achieving yet another landmark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the second most popular leader on the social networking website Facebook.

Last Updated: Jan 18, 2016, 18:32 PM IST
With over 31 million fans, PM Narendra Modi is now 2nd most popular leader in the world on Facebook

New Delhi: Achieving yet another landmark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the second most popular leader on the social networking website Facebook.

According to a study by PR firm Burson-Marsteller, PM Narendra Modi has over 31 million fans on his personal Narendra Modi page and 10.1 million fans on his official PMO India page, a report in TOI said.

As far as fan following on Facebook is concerned, US President Barack Obama is the most popular leader in the world. The US President has over 46 million likes on his Facebook page.

The study by PR firm Burson-Marsteller also adds that PM Narendra Modi took a lead over President Obama in terms of the number of interactions (post likes, comments and shares). 

PM Modi's Facebook page had more than 200 million interactions in 2015, more than five times as many as US President Barack Obama.