Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed leader today. According to the latest Twitter stats, PM Modi now has more than 70 million followers on Twitter that made him one of the most followed active politicians across the globe on the social media platform.
After Modi, Pope Francis has the highest number of followers on the microblogging site at 53 million.
As part of his social media outreach, Modi joined Twitter in 2009 during his stint as the Gujarat chief minister. Within a year, he had lakh followers. In July 2020, the PM’s Twitter follower count touched 60 million.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has a following of 26.3 million on the platform, while Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has 19.4 million followers.
PM Modi is the most followed, influential leader in the world today
A very active user, Modi regularly posts developments and events on his Twitter page.
On Thursday, he wrote about India’s tiger conservation strategy on International Tiger Day. “India’s strategy of tiger conservation attaches topmost importance to involving local communities. We are also inspired by our centuries-old ethos of living in harmony with all flora and fauna with whom we share our great planet,” the PM wrote.