Prime Minister Narendra Modi achieved a milestone on Instagram today as he crossed the 30 million mark. 

He has since then became the most followed politician on the famous social media application. 

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According to News18, PM Modi, who is extremely active on social sites, also crossed the 50 million mark on Twitter a few days ago. 

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Modi, who had over 5.3 million followers 5 years ago, became 10 times popular after being re-elected as the Prime Minister in 2019. 

Apart from being extremely popular on Twitter and Instagram, PM Modi was established as the most followed leader on Facebook by a report published in 2017. 

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PM Modi, who ranks 1 on Insta with 30 million followers, is followed closely by Indonesian politician Joko Widodo (25.6 million) in the 2nd spot and former-US President Barack Obama (24.8 million) at number 3. 


The PM also joined the list of most-followed Indians on Instagram and now features alongside Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt and Virat Kohli.