Ahmedabad: While the conventional media has been beaming the three-day fast of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi across the world, the techno-geek Chief Minister has left no stone unturned to reach out to the net-savvy people by using social media platforms like Facebook, Google, Twitter and webcast.

Modi who has been in the limelight for his developmental policies and for leading Gujarat on the path of prosperity has utilised the information technology well in establishing himself as a celebrity.

With his presence on Facebook, Google, and Twitter, the BJP leader has been successful in developing a ‘Modibook’ in the online media.

While the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) helped Modi in growing into an efficient organiser, the leader has raised an army of supporters all over the world by the help of the Information Technology.

In order to take his ‘Sadbhavna Mission’ to millions around the world, Facebook, Twitter, e-mails, webcasts, SMSes, blogging and You Tube are being widely used for the purpose.

With Facebook and Twitter ruling the online media, Modi is not far behind Amitabh Bachchan and Sachin Tendulkar in his impressive fan following of more than 3,44,815 followers on Twitter and more than 3,43,982 friends on Facebook.

To garner support for his Sadbhavna Mission, he has enabled the facility of supporting him by just making a missed call on 022-61550770 and is providing latest SMS updates regarding his fast. In addition, Modi is also using Twitter, Facebook and personal blog to constantly inform people about his fast.

(JPN/Bureau)