After blogging, and websites Bollywood mega star Amitabh Bachchan has now taken to tweeting , he has created his twitter account. The Big B, who is credited with starting the trend of celebrity-blogging in India with his much popular blog, joins fellow celebrities on the micro-blogging site twitter.
In his very first tweet, Big B wrote to his son, "@juniorbachchan hey baby !! I made it on twitter !!! Yeeaaaaaahhhh !! … sorry.. just got carried away… safe onward flight and love. (sic)"
The 67-year-old actor’s son Abhishek Bachchan is already on Twitter while his daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai is yet to join the micro-blogging sphere which is popular with B-town celebs like Karan Johar, Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan as well as veteran star Shammi Kapoor.
In recent news even the Dalai Lama has joined Twitter, the popular micro-blogging site, earlier this year.
1.) @ShashiTharoor: Shashi Tharoor, a respected politician from Indian National Congress and currently serving as the Minister of State for External Affairs. He currently has 645, 715 followers that are counting each day.
2.) @narendramodi : Narendra Modi – Chief Minister of Gujarat has 11,152 followers. Modi is one of the most tech-savvy politicians of India and you will always see his personal assistants carrying his laptop and palmtop at all times. He spends major hours browsing the internet on either the laptops or his high end mobile phones.
3.) @ksudhakaranMP: K Sudhakaran ex-minister Kerala, now a congress MP from Kannur has 6926 followers on Twitter. The politician has a mass political base and is open to the use of latest technologies. When Dubai crisis was ominous, he fervently used Twitter to comfort the Indians saying that the country could not be affected by the crisis and cited the thoughts of NRIs and other business men.
4.) @SMKrishnaCong: SM Krishna, currently serving as the Minister for External Affairs. He has 7973 followers on Twitter.
5.) @rajeev_mp : Rajeev Chandrasekhar is an Independent Member of Parliament in the upper house of Rajya Sabha. He represents Karnataka state and Bangalore Urban district. He is very active on the internet, with his website, and of course, tweets and currently has 1435 followers on the microblogging site.
6.) @mallikasarabhai : Dr Mallika Sarabhai, independent candidate for Lok Sabha Elections 2009 from Gandhinagar. Gujarat-based activist, development worker, social entrepreneur and perf ormer , Mallika Sarabhai is multitalented lady, well recognized for her works in the country as well abroad. Since she has used every medium—dance, theatre, television, film, writing and publishing for her work, Twitter was another medium added to the list. She currently has 893 followers.
7.) @CaptainGopinath – Karnataka’s Independent Candidate Captain Gopinath’s Twitter profile has an obvious green kite (his symbol) used as the background. But after he lost the in the recent elections, his tweeting frequency is just coming to a little halt. He has 400 followers at present.(no active tweets)
8.) @meerasanyal: Mumbai’s Independent Candidate Meera Sanyal. She is a professional banker for the past 25 years and is currently the Chairperson and Country Executive for ABN AMRO Bank. She has 383 followers on Twitter.
9.) @krishnabgowda: Karnataka Politician Krishna Byre Gowda is one of the promising upcoming politicians from Karnataka. He is currently the Youth Congress President for Karnataka, and serving his third term in the State Legislature. He has 359 followers on Twitter.
10.) @kalmadisuresh: Suresh Kalmadi is also a politician and businessman from India. He has 123 Twitter followers.
11.) @rajeevgowda : Karnataka Politician Rajeev Gowda’s Twitter Page. He is Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and now a member of the Congress Party. He currently has 91 followers.
12.) @bjp_: Bhartiya Janata Party Twitter page has1075 followers and gives you the latest press releases, new campaigns and the news surrounding the political party. ref : http://apac.globalthoughtz.com/index.php/indian-politicians-on-twitter/