The yesteryear politics benefitted mainly from the public outreach gained through massive rallies and media campaigns. While the same continues to play a major role in today’s politics as well, the social realm has taken a new pedestal to form an inevitable component. From updating the party’s latest agendas to telecasting live events, social media has been proving a perfect foil for many politicians and political organisations. The political leaders in Andhra Pradesh too, have been voicing their opinion through social media frequently to stay connected with the public.
Also, social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have provided easier ways for people to connect with different politicians.
Here are the present social media following of four of the popular politicians in Andhra Pradesh.
#1 Chandrababu Naidu
The current Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Chief of Telugu Desam Party, Chandrababu Naidu is active on different social media platforms. The senior politician’s profile on Facebook boasts of 1.7M likes while he has a following of 4.13M on Twitter.
#2 YS Jagan Mohan Reddy
The founder of YSRCP and the current leader of the opposition, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy too, flaunts impressive numbers on social media. The official profile of the politician on Facebook shows 1.4M likes while his Twitter handle is followed by 834K individuals.
#3 Pawan Kalyan
An incredibly popular figure on Twitter, JanaSena Party Chief Pawan Kalyan has made a relatively late entry to Facebook. However, within a quick span of time, the actor-turned-politician has garnered 686K likes on FB. His Twitter profile, on the other hand, has 3.45M followers as of now.
#4 Nara Lokesh
Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh is another one among the politicians who hold catchy numbers on Facebook and Twitter. While Lokesh’s Facebook following is as high as 2.1M, his Twitter handle is followed by 541K people.