Tharoor, Modi agree on adding voters

Indo Asian News Service

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) What do Narendra Modi and Shashi Tharoor agree on? Increasing voter registration across the country.

"Dear @ShashiTharoor lets encourage voter registration among 18-24 yr olds. Large number of them unregistered. EC drive presently underway," tweeted the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate from his account (@narendramodi) Friday afternnon.

In less than a hour, the minister of state for human resource development responded. "Dear @narendramodi Thanks. Good to have an issue on which I agree with you 100%. I have been urging young people in my constituency to do so."

While Tharoor, the Thiruvananthapuram MP, has 1.9 million followers on Twitter, the Gujarat chief minister has 2.3 million.