Arvind Kejriwal second-most followed Indian politician on Twitter

Nov 19, 2015, 12:00 IST | IANS

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has become the second most-followed Indian politician on microblogging site Twitter with over six million followers.

He crossed the six-million mark late on Wednesday.

"And ... @ArvindKejriwal crossed the 6 million mark on @twitter," AAP's social media chief Ankit Lal tweeted.

The Aam Aadmi Party chief trails Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has over 16 million followers on Twitter.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Both the leaders are widely known for utilising the power of social media.

Kejriwal, in his early days as a politician, used Twitter to garner support and donation from his followers and fans. He later started using it as a medium to connect with people.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is also among the most-followed Indian politicians on the microblogging world.

Here’s a look at some of the most followed Indian politicians on Twitter:

Narendra Modi: 16.1 million
Arvind Kejriwal: 6 million
Sushma Swaraj: 3.75 million
Shashi Tharoor: 3.55 million
Smriti Irani: 2.51 million

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