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Narendra Modi most followed Indian politician on Twitter

Last Updated: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 13:38

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: In yet another feather on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s cap, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart has now become the most followed Indian politician on social networking website Twitter.

Modi with 1,826,055 followers has moved ahead of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor who had reigned supreme till now with 1,821,776 followers.

Modi’s party colleague Sushma Swaraj is followed by 523,336 people while Congress leader Digvijay Singh has 54,968 fans.

Interestingly, Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal also has 412,289 fans.

Political pundits are of the view that social media will be a major election campaign tool in 2014 General Elections.

The BJP and Congress had recently engaged in a bitter twitter war over the Uttarakhand tragedy - signal of the times to come?

First Published: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 13:37

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