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Ninth most followed Indian on twitter - Shashi Taroor
Shashi Taroor, Lok Sabha M.P. from Thiruvananthapuram and the former Minister of State in Manmohan Singh cabinet, is the top Indian politician in term of total followers on the micro blogging site - Twitter. Shashi Taroor, the former Under-Secretary General, United Nations and the author of 12 books has 1216604 followers on Twitter as on January 19, 2012. According to the twitaholic.com list based on followers, his overall rank is 453. A regular on Twitter, he is following 183, whereas his total updates are 8162. Shashi Taroor who joined Twitter on March 16, 2009, becomes the first Indian celebrity to get 100,000 followers on Twitter.