New Delhi: On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s YouTube channel achieved a significant milestone by surpassing 20 million subscriptions, distinguishing itself as the most subscribed channel among top global leaders. Notably, Narendra Modi is the sole world leader to attain this distinction, leading both international and Indian counterparts by a considerable margin.
Comparatively, the global leader with the second-highest number of followers is former Brazilian President Jair Bolsanora, whose YouTube channel boasts 6.4 million subscribers, a fraction of the subscribers on Narendra Modi’s channel.
Following closely is Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose channel has 1.1 million subscribers. The Narendra Modi YouTube channel also outshines competitors in terms of views, garnering 224 million views in December 2023. This figure is 43 times higher than the views on Zelenskyy’s channel, which holds the second position in terms of views among global leaders.
With an impressive 4.5 billion video views, the Narendra Modi Channel leads in terms of both subscribers and views, showcasing a superior quality of content compared to other political leaders on YouTube. Numerous global surveys, including Morning Consult, consistently rate Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the most popular global leader, with an approval rating exceeding 75 percent—significantly higher than his international counterparts.
The dominance of Narendra Modi’s YouTube channel parallels his political influence both within the country and abroad. The channel’s viewership and subscriber count far surpass those of other Indian political leaders and parties, underscoring its exceptional popularity.