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PM Modi Becomes Most Followed Global Leader on Instagram

PM Modi has topped the list of world leaders with the most followers on Instagram.

Oct 14, 2019 12:26 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the world’s most-followed leader on Instagram with more than 30 million followers. Now, he has topped the list of world leaders with the most followers in the world. He has left behind all the celebrities and world leaders in terms of Instagram followers.

The Indonesian President Joko Widodo comes second on photo-sharing app Instagram with 25.6 million followers. Former US President Barack Obama appears in the third position with 24.8 million followers on Instagram app owned by Facebook.

PM Modi on Instagram

The number of people following him on Instagram has reached over 30 million (3 cr). PM Modi has also left behind US President Donald Trump and former US President Barack Obama in the matter of Instagram followers. US President Donald Trump has only about 14 million followers on the platform while Barack Obama has been followed by 24.8 million people. 

Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) working president JP Nadda tweeted that our Prime Minister Narendra Modi has crossed more than 30 million followers on Instagram. PM Modi is the most followed global leader on Instagram ahead of US President Donald Trump as well as Barack Obama. He also said that it is another example of his popularity and connection with the masses.

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PM Modi on Social Media

• At present, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has 50.7 million followers on twitter.
• Former US President Barack Obama tops the list with 109 million followers on twitter.
• PM Modi is quite active on social media including Twitter and Instagram. Donald Trump has 65.7 million followers on twitter.
• PM Modi generally shares pictures and moments from his speeches at various platforms to the places he went and the people he met.

Gallup International Survey

According to the annual Gallup International survey 2018, PM Modi was at number three among the other global leaders. This survey was conducted among 50 global leaders and 53,769 persons were interviewed globally to get the results. French President Emmanuel Macron received the top spot while German chancellor Angela Merkel was at the third position in the list.

PM Modi was ahead of the other world leaders in the list like US President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, UK’s PM Theresa May and Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

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