BSP Supremo Mayawati Joins Twitter
She gained over ten thousand followers within minutes of making the announcement.
Bahujan Samaj Party president Mayawati joined Twitter ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Her twitter handle is @SushriMayawati.
A press release by the BSP, dated Wednesday, February 6 said , “Ms. Mayawati has for the first time decided to join Twitter for speedy interaction with media and masses besides expressing her views on various issues of national and political importance through Twitter.”
Press release issued by Bahujan Samaj Party dated 6th February 2019. Regarding Twitter handle. pic.twitter.com/ATq6cj70Jc
— Mayawati (@SushriMayawati) February 6, 2019
While the handle was created in October 2018, the first tweet was posted on January 22. Within minutes, she gained over 10 thousand followers. At the time of writing this article, the handle had nearly 15 thousand followers.
Hello brothers and sisters. With due respect let me introduce myself to the Twitter family. This is my opening and inauguration. @sushrimayawati is my official Twitter handle for all my future interactions, comments and updates. With warm regards. Thank you.
— Mayawati (@Mayawati) January 22, 2019
Leader of Opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav welcomed her saying, “Finally glad you are here. Happy that you acknowledged and respected my request of joining twitter during our meeting in Lucknow on 13th January.”
Finally glad to see you here. Happy that you acknowledged and respected my request of joining twitter during our meeting in Lucknow on 13th January. Warm Regards https://t.co/SzHlRkBPAB
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) February 5, 2019
Journalists also extended the Dalit leader a warm welcome.
One of the most reclusive leaders in India, BSP chief Mayawati, joins twitter – https://t.co/BdKOuiaJkt
— Nistula Hebbar (@nistula) February 6, 2019
Mananiya Sushri Behen Mayawati ji is here on Twitter!!!!!
Twitter just got so much better 🙂
I'm a legit fan of Mayawati ji ! (announcing it beforehand). https://t.co/uuQ800WSOD
— Zainab Sikander (@zainabsikander) February 5, 2019