GN Bureau | May 21, 2015
Prime minister Narendra Modi is good with selfies. His latest selfie with Chinese premier Li Keqiang created a buzz across the world and was shared widely on social media. The selfie also prompted the Washington Post to call him a selfie obsessed prime minister. The Wall Street Journal on the other hand termed it the most power-packed selfie in history.
The journey started during Lok Sabha elections when the PM took selfie with his inked finger outside a polling booth in Ahmedabad. He later posted the picture on Twitter saying, “Voted. Here is my selfie.” This became a controversial issue as Modi held up the election symbol of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the picture and addressed the media near the polling station. An FIR was ordered by Election Commission, later he got a clean chit in the case.
Here is a look back at some of his famous selfies posted in one year.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 15, 2015
It's selfie time! Thanks Premier Li. pic.twitter.com/DSCTszSnq3
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 11, 2015
Took selfies with young friends at CNES. We were all trying to take the best selfie out there. pic.twitter.com/xPmKNCgi3G
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 20, 2014
PM Bainimarama took our selfie before the banquet he hosted yesterday evening. pic.twitter.com/0IHQFouNmL
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 30, 2014
Voted! Here is my selfie pic.twitter.com/7OnhFiJ0AC
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