Added on : 2021-01-10 13:36:21
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now become the most followed active politician on Twitter after the micro-blogging platform imposed a permanent suspension on outgoing US President Donald Trump. Twitter blocked Trump's account after January 6 incident when hundreds of Trump's supporters stormed inside the Capitol Hill leading to death of five people. Trump had 88.7 million followers before Twitter suspended his account and PM Modi currently has 64.7 million followers. Former US President Barack Obama, however, is still the most followed politician on Twitter with 127.9 million followers. US President-elect Joe Biden has 23.3 million followers.