After Twitter, PM Modi’s office gets Facebook page

PMO IndiaAfter taking over the PMO’s official Twitter handle soon after his swearing-in ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made sure that the PMO had a presence on Facebook as well.

PMO India, the official page of Prime Minister of India, was made on May 27

PMO India, the official page of Prime Minister of India, was made on May 27 and had registered more than 4 lakh likes by Friday.

The page has pictures of PM Modi’s meetings with various high-ranking officials as well as his cabinet colleagues and other political leaders.

Soon after his swearing-in on May 26, PM Modi took charge of the official PMO Twitter account following an ugly row that caused embarrassment to the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh‘s office.

Singh’s official Communications Adviser Pankaj Pachauri had reportedly decided to archive the oldaccount, to comply with the Right To Information (RTI) Act. But while doing that, he also threw away the million-plus followers of the PMO handle.

The BJP criticised Singh’s office and claimed that the Twitter account @PMOIndia is a national digital asset. After many followers joined the BJP is trolling Congress, Singh’s office gave in and the Twitter handle was updated on Tuesday with Modi’s details and reflected along with its million-plus followers.