Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the most followed active politician on Twitter after the micro-blogging platform permanently suspended the account of US President Donald Trump, following the siege on the Capitol Hill on Friday by hundreds of pro-Trump rioters.
Modi currently has 64.7 million followers, while Trump had 88.7 million followers before his account was suspended. Former US President Barack Obama, however, remains the most followed politician on Twitter with 127.9 million followers.
US President-elect Joe Biden has 23.3 million followers. Also, Union home minister Amit Shah currently has 24.2 million followers, and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal 21.2 million followers.