"Hello! On #Twitter for sharing serious commentary on contemporary issues.,"he said in his first Tweet posted at 11.25 pm yesterday. His official Twitter handle is https://twitter.com/PChidambaram_IN.

As already some persons have Twitter accounts by the same name "P Chidambaram", some had requested the former minister's son Karti who is on the micro blogging site since 2009 to confirm if it was a genuine Twitter account of his father.

He confirmed it and, replying to some of the queries on his father's Twitter account said "Better late than never."  He is following seven and has 2,906 followers.

Meanwhile, in Tamil Nadu, DMK top leaders Karunanidhi, MK Stalin and PMK leader S Ramadoss already have Twitter accounts.

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