Rahul Gandhi now most followed Congress leader on Twitter; Tharoor claims second slot

Earlier, it was Congress leader from Kerala, Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor, who had been enjoying the status

Congress chief has finally achieved it.

He has now gone on to become most followed Congress leader on Twitter.

Earlier, it was Congress leader from Kerala, Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor, who had been enjoying the status.

Congress sources said that while Rahul Gandhi enjoyed a following of 6.77 million on the micro-blogging site, Shashi Tharoor has 6.7 million followers.

Given the dynamic nature of social media following, the number may tilt back in favour of Tharoor in coming weeks.

Ahead of the Karnataka poll, however, this is welcome news for the party who is hoping to retain the power in the state.

In the words of the Congress’ social media head Divya Spandana, the Congress chief’s popularity was rising across social media platforms.

Congress sources belived that Rahul Gandhi’s tweets and the stances he is taking on issues of public importance.

It was recently that Rahul Gandhi had changed his Twitter handle from @OfficeofRahulGandhi to @RahulGandhi.

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