Tharoor, Modi agree on adding voters

Indo Asian News Service
20 September 2013

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.