New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude on Monday to the growing WhatsApp community that has joined his channel, with the number of followers surpassing 5 million in under a week.
"As our community has grown to more than 50 lakh strong, I extend my heartfelt thanks to all who have connected with me through my WhatsApp channel! Your unwavering support and active engagement are truly appreciated. We will maintain this vibrant conversation and stay connected to discuss a wide range of topics through this remarkable medium," PM Modi conveyed.
At present, PM Modi stands as the world leader with the largest and swiftest-growing following on the WhatsApp Channel.
On September 20, PM Modi marked a significant achievement when his WhatsApp channel garnered one million subscribers in just a single day.
Prime Minister Modi holds the distinction of being the most followed Indian on the platform, with an impressive 91 million followers on X.
Furthermore, PM Modi boasts 48 million followers on Facebook, and his Instagram following exceeds 79 million.
A few days following the introduction of WhatsApp Channels, Prime Minister Narendra Modi eagerly joined the platform on Tuesday.
"Excited to be part of the WhatsApp community! This marks another step in our ongoing journey of meaningful interactions. Let's maintain our connection here! Here's a glimpse from the new Parliament building..." he shared in his initial post on WhatsApp Channels.
On September 13, Meta launched WhatsApp Channels in India and more than 150 other countries, providing a secure means to receive updates privately.
WhatsApp Channels serve as a one-way broadcasting tool, ensuring a confidential means to receive updates from individuals and organizations of significance, all within the WhatsApp platform.
WhatsApp's primary aim with Channels is to establish the most private broadcasting service available. Channels remain separate from regular chats, and the list of those you follow is not disclosed to other followers.