Twitter on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 welcomed a new member to its family-the President of India Pranab Mukherjee. 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 34,000 followers. The first and also the most retweeted 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.
Below are some of the tweets from the @RashtrapatiBhvn twitter handle:
Below are some more tweets welcoming the President on Twitter:
John Baird, Canada's Foreign Minister, and MP for Ottawa West-Nepean tweets:
Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh tweets:
Virbhadra Singh, Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh tweets:
Rajiv Pratap Rudy, National General Secretary, BJP Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha tweets: