Indian top Politicians in Social Media and their ranking meter

BENGALURU(siliconindia): Today’s Indian politicians enjoy just as much stardom as celebrities and actors do. Thanks to the social media which allows people to closely follow their leader’s activities. We cannot ignore our Prime Minister Modi’s vivacious campaign on Facebook (FB) and Twitter; he set a new trend to reach out to people. Since then on, several politicians have been found active on social media and here is their report card.

Below is the list of Indian politicians who have maximum number of likes and fans on Facebook:

Narendra Modi

  1. Narendra Modi

29,102,518 FB Page Likes

13.2mn Followers on Twitter

Of course the leader who is on top of the world attracting not just Indians is the most ‘liked’ Indian politician on Facebook. And his charming personality as a world leader, is attracting more and more people to like him. His page likes surpassed several B-Town stars and even cricketers. He is the new icon in India after Movies and Cricket.

2. Arvind Kejriwal

6,441,918 FB Page Likes

4.82mn Followers on Twitter

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, the founder of the most revolutionary political party in present India, the Aam Admi Party, appealed to majority Indians. If it was not for the strong Modi wave that went viral just before 2014 General Elections, AAP had a slight edge to win over any other party. Nevertheless he won the seat of Delhi but failed to hold on to it beyond 49 days. Delhities however gave him another chance which he righteously held on to. His popularity among the masses and the educated middle class is undeniable.

3. Vasundhara Raje

4,031,676 FB Page Likes

342k Followers on Twitter

Vasundhara Raje


The second time Chief Minister of Rajasthan won all the hearts with her exemplary leadership qualities. Vasundhara Raje has been very active on Facebook and Twitter and skillfully uses the social portals to send valuable message to the people. She obviously believes in connecting with the people.

4. Rajnath Singh

3,482,589 FB Page Likes

1.61mn Followers on Twitter

Rajnath Singh


Rajnath Singh, present Union Home Minister was the Prime Ministerial candidate much before Narendra Modi came into picture. He humbly stepped away and made way for his friend Modi Ji and has been an efficient leader by rendering best of his services to the government. He is one of Modi’s close aids and also won the hearts of many in India with his enduring charm.

5. Smriti Zubin Irani

3,327,018 FB Page Likes

1.96mn Followers on Twitter

Smriti Zubin Irani

The lady who was handpicked by the Prime Minister himself, Smriti Irani the present Human Resources Development Minister is the youngest to sit in that chair. Irani, a former lead in a popular soap produced Ekta Kapoor posed a tough competition to Rahul Gandhi in Amethi on BJP’s ticket. Her journey to become the HRD Minister was a hard-earned one.

6. Vishwas Kumar

2,796,914 FB Page Likes

745k Followers on Twitter

Vishwas Kumar

Aam aadmi of AAP, a poet by passion and professor by profession, Vishwas Kumar gave a stiff competition to Smriti Irani and Rahul Gandhi in Amethi. Vishwas exensively used Facebook to express his views on public issues. His ability to relate to the Aam Janata gave him the popular image as a public icon.

7. Amit Shah

2,616,062 FB Page Likes

1.03mn Followers on Twitter

Amit Shah

The master-mind behind 2014 General elections and the man behind BJP’s Delhi mission, Amit Shah is one of the closest aides of Narendra Modi. He skillfully delivered Uttar Pradesh for BJP as well. He is man behind major strategies of the party. Amit Shah is a person BJP would look to in case of any emergency.

8. Shivaraj Singh Chouhan

2,275,244 FB Page Likes

904k Followers on Twitter

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

This is Shivarj’s ninth year as the serving Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. In the onset of Social Media sites Chauhan took to FB to reach to the youth and interact with him on a regular basis. His followers have gradually been increasing ever since.

9. Arun Jaitely

1,952,939 FB Page Likes

2.47mn Followers on Twitter

Arun Jaitely

Indian Finance Minister and the second most powerful man after the Prime Minister, Arun Jaitely is one of the most followed politicians in India. His commendable ways and means to boost growth in Indian economy was appreciated by other Indian leaders and former finance ministers of India. His New York trip was a success and showcased the futuristic economist in him.

10. Sushma Swaraj

1, 947, 349 FB Page Likes

2.93mn Followers on Twitter

Sushma Swaraj

Yet another prominent BJP leader, Sushma Swaraj, the present External Affairs Minister of India is one of the popular politicians in India today. Her long political career made her one of the political veterans of India. She now plays a crucial role in ever changing Indian political scene. An avid speaker and an outstanding leader, Swaraj stands as an inspiration to aspiring women in India.