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Internet icon: Narendra Modi nominated for ‘must-follow politician' award

Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi has been nominated by Mashable for the category of Must-follow Politician on Social Media award. He is competing against other politicians like Barack Obama. Which politician is worth following?

social media Updated: Nov 28, 2011 18:35 IST
Shayon Pal

The Annual Mashable Awards is back for the 5th time, and people have already started voting on various categories under Tech, Business, Entertainment and Social Media.



It is very interesting to find Narendra Modi, the Gujarat Chief Minister, nominated by Mashable for the category of Must-follow Politician on Social Media award. This category honors the readers’ choice for the politician who uses social media channels like Twitter, Facebook, Youtube or Google+ at the most optimum level. While it is not known how many votes Narendra Modi has gotten till now, the voting shall be open to all until December 16th, 2011, and the winners shall be announced on December 19th.



Other politicians against whom Narendra Modi is competing are Cory Brooker, Buddy Roemer, Ron Paul, Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders & Herman Cain.



The annual Mashable awards recognises and acknowledges the companies, people and projects that managed to make some big impact on the digital landscape in the current year. There are 28 categories such as Best New Gadget, Best Social Network, Most Social TV Show, Must-Follow Brand on Social Media and others.