Until a few days ago, Bengaluru-based Akash Jain was a follower of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, till a tweet changed his life. The startup enthusiast, who is busy with his sister’s marriage celebrations, introduced his support for the PM’s ‘Swach Bharat Abhiyaan’. Akash printed the wedding cards with the Swach Bharat logo.
Taking to micro-blogging platform Twitter, Akash’s tweet to Modi was not only appreciated by the PM himself, but also saw him retweeting it and following Akash in turn. Within 48 hours, the tweet blew up, with a series of prominent BJP leaders retweeting it. Akash is one among the 1,689 people who are being followed by PM Modi. BJP MP Pratap Simha was among the first to notice Mr. Jain’s tweet.
— Akash Jain (@akash207) April 1, 2017
This news was widely appreciated by his family and friends. Speaking to the YourStory team, he expressed his happiness,
My father and I have been highly inspired by the Swachh Bharat initiative by PM Modi. My father specifically wanted the Swachh Bharat’s message and logo to be there on the wedding invitation card of my sister’s marriage on April 29, 2017. Hence I got it done.
.@narendramodi @swachhbharat @PMOIndia @mepratap @manoharparrikar @rajnathsingh @HRDMinistry @RailMinIndia @sureshpprabhu @sambitswaraj Thank you @narendramodi ji for your kind gesture. My entire family has been honoured. My dad has been closely following all your initiatives pic.twitter.com/3glYWmwBGk
— Akash Jain (@akash207) April 4, 2017