”No sir” trends on top as Modi tweets about quitting social media


Chennai: Social media witnessed emotional outburst after Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday night tweeted, ”This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Will keep you all posted.”

#NoSir was the top trend, users demanding PM Modi, one of the most followed world leaders to rethink.

Modi has a massive following of 53.3 million on Twitter, 44 million on Facebook, 35.2 million on Instagram and 4.5 million on YouTube. Prime Minister remains most followed Twitter personality in India and he started using platform way back in 2009.

Several netizens urged him not to quit social media. ”People Around The World Love You So Much Modi Ji. You May Take A Short Break From Social Media If You Want But, #NoSir We Requesting You Musn’t Leave Social Media,” a user tweeted.

”Am Narendra Modi fan. If Modi ji quits – I am off as well,” said another user on Twitter. Some netizens even offered explanations over why the prime minister was contemplating giving up his accounts.

”No sir.. We know that you are upset with the misuse of social media but we need you,” a Twitter user said.


NT Bureau