January 2016, Miscellaneous
Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the second most followed Indian on social media site Twitter recently. As on January 16, Modi had over 17,371,600 followers while Khan was being followed by 17,351,100 Twitter members.
In terms of number of followers on Twitter, Modi now trails only superstar Amitabh Bachchan who has close to 18.9 million followers on the social network.
The number of followers of 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, 2015 and on November 20, 2015 it surpassed 16 million mark.