Canberra, Nov 18: This was his second picture post on Instagram, but it said a lot about his persona. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's child-like grin when he was cuddling the children of Australia drew a lot of waooows and awwws!
The caption of the photo said: "PM Abbott & I turned photographers!"
Instantly liked by 8,000 people, the photo showed Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott laughing and playing with toddlers. In another image posted by the Indian foreign minister spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, the latter said: "Lucky children, they have Prime Ministers of India & Australia attending to them."
The Prime Minister posted his first picture on November 12 from Myanmar, where he attended the ASEAN Summit. He said,"Hello World! Great being on Instagram!"
Modi has 1,17,246 followers on the online photo and video-sharing site.
Considered India's most socially active politician, Modi has close to 8 million followers on Twitter. Since he took charge in May, PM Modi has been regularly posting updates and pictures on Twitter of his foreign visits.