Prime Minister of India, Mr. Manmohan Singh is not Net-savvy, he does not use cell phone, unlike Obama, who uses a Blackberry but he is on Facebook. . Regular updates, videos of speeches and links to media clippings. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is the latest among India’s to get plugged in the generation to join social networking site Facebook.
Singh’s profile on Facebook is regularly updated and has a picture of him in his trademark blue turban.
Politicians in a newly-wired India are increasingly making use of social networking sites and weblogs to connect with the country’s growing young and computer-literate generation.
The internet celebrates 40 years this week! Young politicians like Rahul Gandhi maintain profiles on Facebook. India’s Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has a Twitter page and his regular ‘Tweets’ have aroused the curiosity of fellow politicians. In fact the Prime Minister asked me what this is all about… He wanted to know what Twitter was. So there is a lot of curiosity,” reported NDTV.