Twitter on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 welcomed a new member to its family-The President of India Pranab Mukherjee joined the Twitter family on 1st of July. For all the latest updates about activities and news from Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President’s official residence, those on Twitter can follow him on@RashtrapatiBhvn.
So far the account has gained around 34,500 followers. The first and also the most re-tweeted tweet is as below:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his welcome tweet said, “Welcoming @RashtrapatiBhvn to Twitter! Will be a wonderful medium for the people to connect with the President & his office.”
Twitter India tweeted “Honoured to welcome President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee@RashtrapatiBhvn to Twitter.
The @RashtrapatiBhvn twitter handle is run by President’s Secretariat and tweets from President signed by the present President Mr Pranab Mukherjee.
Some of the tweets that welcomed the President of India on @RashtrapatiBhvn twitter handle were Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird, Chhattishgarh CM Dr. Raman Singh, Himachal Pradesh CM Mr. Virbhadra Singh, BJP MP Mr. Rajeev Pratap Rudy etc…