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BJP crosses 11 million followers on Twitter

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Hitting a new milestone amid the hotly fought Lok Sabha elections, the (BJP) now has over 11 million followers on - more than double the number its arch-rival has on the

The BJP (@BJP4India) joined the platform in October 2010. The Congress (@INCIndia) which joined in February 2013 has just about 5.14 million followers on the platform.

"This is a great milestone for all of us. Thank you," BJP's IT said on after announcing the milestone on Saturday.

The news comes just a few days after a study found that became the second most-followed in the world with a of 110,912,648 million on platforms including Facebook, Twitter and

The most-followed globally is former US Barack Obama, who has 182,710,777 followers on his Facebook, and Twitter accounts, said a study by and content marketing SaaS platform SEMrush.

On Twitter alone, Modi has 47.2 million followers, compared to 9.4 million of Congress who joined Twitter six years later than the



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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 17:12 IST