13/03/2019 10:06 AM IST

'The Truth Lives On': Priyanka Gandhi Tweets For The First Time

Priyanka Gandhi joined Twitter in February after she was appointed AICC general secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh East.


NEW DELHI — Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted for the first time on Tuesday, over a month after joining Twitter.

She put out two tweets in quick succession ― one on Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram and the other quoting the Father of the Nation against violence.

In her first tweet posted over a month after she joined Twitter on February 11, she said:

Her second tweet was a quote from Mahatma Gandhi:

Priyanka Gandhi, who was appointed AICC general secretary in-charge Uttar Pradesh East, had garnered a massive response on joining Twitter, attracting over one lakh followers on the social media platform within 10 hours.

Comparing her first-day popularity on the micro-blogging website to that of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor had hailed her as a “new superstar on social media”.

Currently, she has over 2,40,000 followers.

As of now, she follows seven accounts, including the Congress’ official handle and those of her brother and party chief Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot, Randeep Singh Surjewala and Ahmed Patel.