8 People to Follow on Twitter During the Indian Elections

By Shiwani Neupane

The Indian elections are fast approaching. The national elections are determined by elections for the 543-seat Lok Sabha in April and May. This will be the 16th Lok Sabha elections in India. As Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi battle for the post of Prime Minister, here at Story South Asia, we created a list of the 8 best to follow on Twitter during the election season.

1. Mihir Sharma

Sharma is the editor of the opinion pages at the Business Standard

2. Sadanand Dhume

Dhume is a resident fellow at AEI & South Asia columnist for WSJ

3. Barkha Dutt

Dutt is an Indian television journalist and columnist

4. Milan Vaishnav

Milan Vaishnav is an associate in the South Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment

5. Hartosh Singh Bal

Bal is a freelance and a former Political Editor of Open Magazine

6. Sagarika Ghose

Ghose is a news anchor and an author

7. Swapan Dasgupta

Dasgupta is a Indian journalist. He frequently appears on Indian television

8. Krishan Pratap Singh

Krishan Partap Singh is the author of the Raisina Series, a trilogy of political novels

Correction: An earlier version of this article said Hartosh Singh Bal is the Political Editor of Open Magazine. 

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