January 2, 2015
Mamata Banerjee joins Twitter
Updated at 13:05 hours on 02.01.2015
Trinamool Congress Chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee joined twitter on January 1, 2015 which is also the Foundation Day of All India Trinamool Congress.
Within twenty four hours of joining this widely popular social networking site, she notched up more than six thousand followers.
Her twitter handle is: @MamataOfficial
The Trinamool Chairperson already has one million (Ten lakh) likes on Facebook.
Her very first tweet read:
A New Year. A new beginning for me on Twitter pic.twitter.com/hoDSlSe3ye
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) January 1, 2015
She also retweeted one of the tweets made by a follower:
— \/_PRABAL_\/ (@prabal_says) January 1, 2015
Trinamool was one of the early movers on social media in 2008 and has a strong presence in the digital medium. Other Trinamool MPs are also very active on Facebook and Twitter. Abhishek Banerjee has more than 170 thousand likes on Facebook. Suvendu Adhikari has around fifty thousand likes while Derek O’Brien has 3 lakh 50 thousand followers on Twitter.