Pinarayi's FB page gets more likes, followers than Oommen Chandy during COVID times
Thiruvananthapuram: The official Facebook page of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan outnumbered the former chief minister Oommen Chandy's Facebook page in terms of followers during the COVID times.
When 11,53,077 people are following Pinarayi Vijayan on his verified Facebook page, Oommen Chandy has only 10,63,151 followers. Pinarayi Vijayan's page is liked by 10,68,381 people whereas Ommen Chandy's page obtained 10,65,250 likes.
It is assumed that the daily press conferences conducted during the COVID times caused increase in the number of followers and likes in social media pages of the chief minister. Before the COVID days, Pinarayai Vijayan's page had only less than 10 lakh likes.
After the daily press meet started, the number of followers also increased gradually. Over 1 lakh people newly followed the Pinarayi Vijayan's page in the previous month. Pinarayi Vijayan started his official Facebook page in November 2013. But Oommen Chandy's page has been existing since February 2010.