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Modi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram (Lead)

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New Delhi | Monday, 2019 2:45:05 AM IST
After being one of the most followed leaders on Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity has also surged on Instagram, way ahead of other global leaders. Modi is the most followed world leader on this platform with 30 million people following his Instagram account.

On Instagram, he is ahead of US President Donald Trump as well as former US President Barack Obama. Modi is also the only world leader to reach the 30 million followers' milestone.

"PM @NarendraModi crosses 30 million followers on Instagram. He is the most followed world leader on Instagram ahead of US President Trump as well as former US President Obama. This is yet another testament to his popularity and connect with the youth," tweeted BJP's Working President J.P. Nadda.

In September, Modi's Twitter follower count crossed 50 million. He is at second place on the micro-blogging platform, just behind Trump who has 65.7 million Twitter followers.

Obama is the most popular political leader on Twitter, with 109 million followers.

Modi who has been a constant user of the the micro-blogging platform ever since his days as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. He has off late taken keen interest in sharing photos and videos on Instagram as well.

His Facebook page has over 44 million likes.

Modi has his own YouTube channel as well. It has 3.5 million subscribers while his profile on LinkedIn, a social scape for professionals, has over three million followers.

--IANS abn/na/vd

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2019-10-13-20:30:11 (IANS)

 
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