New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is a hit on social media and has accounts with big fan following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube has announced that he may give up his social media accounts on Sunday.
In a tweet, the PM wrote, “This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted.”
This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 2, 2020
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PM Modi, among world’s most followed leader
PM Modi is one of the most-followed world leaders on social media. About 53.3 million people follow Narendra Modi on Twitter, 44 million on Facebook while his Instagram account has 35.2 million followers.
‘No Sir’ trends on Twitter
His tweet set the microblogging site buzzing, with ‘No Sir’ trending soon after his post.
आपका सोचना सही हैं, माo PM @narendramodi जी, जिस तरह से सोशल मीडिया पर अपशब्दों और ग़लत अफवाहों की भरमार हैं, उसकी वजह से भी माहौल बिगाड़ रहा हैं, उसको देखते हुए सोशल मीडिया से हमें कुछ दूरिया बनाने की जरूरत हैं , मैं आपका समर्थन करता हूँ @TwitterIndia @jack @PayalKamat https://t.co/iPUIV4OTCf
— Satyadev Pachauri (@sdPachauri1) March 2, 2020
No Sir ????@narendramodi Your presence on social media is the biggest counter force against all those who are trying 24×7 to harm civilisational value/ethos,culture & history of Bharat??
You are the voice & face of Billion Patriot Indians??
Sir,Plz don’t leave social media? https://t.co/Yu2UZrjmYT
— Major Surendra Poonia (@MajorPoonia) March 2, 2020
Narendra Modi’s tweet gave Congress a handle to train guns at the Prime Minister. Rahul Gandhi said, ‘give up hatred’ while Cong spokesperson posted, ‘wish you would give this advice to concerted army of trolls’.
Respected Modi ji,
Earnestly wish you would give this advise to the concerted army of trolls, who abuse-intimidate-badger-threaten others every second in you name!
Citizens of India. https://t.co/hGtf64Fyf9
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) March 2, 2020
Give up hatred, not social media accounts. pic.twitter.com/HDymHw2VrB
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) March 2, 2020