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    New Delhi (Sputnik): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who enjoys a massive fan following of 54 million people on Twitter alone, sent social media into a tizzy by announcing that he might quit Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The post sparked speculations and debate as the announcement was made without any explanation.

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who can boast that he's the second most-followed politician on Twitter, dropped a surprise bomb on the platform on Monday, saying he is contemplating quitting his social media accounts and he would keep everyone posted on the matter.

    While Twitter soon exploded with various opposition party leaders schooling him and other speculating and devising theories as to his reasoning, die-hard Modi fans pledged to follow suit and urged him to not give up the micro0blogging platform.

    #NoModiNoTwitter is trending on twitter along with other hashtags like #Modiji and #SocialMedia.

    Others shared hilarious memes.

    ​Modi enjoys a massive fan following of 53.3 million people on Twitter, 44 million on Facebook and 35.2 million followers on Instagram. He is the second most-followed politician globally, only behind Barak Obama. Despite Donald Trump topping the charts on twitter globally, Modi has him beat in terms of his aggregate followers on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, with 133.2 million followers to Trump's 117.1 million.


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