Nepal’s Most Followed 28 Personalities On Twitter 3 comments


Here are Nepal’s most followed twitter personalities. We selected only those with minimum 15K followers, and second criteria was the number of followers should have at least double in number compared to followings. Only the personal accounts with real names are considered such as Mr ABC (not like Updates-From-Nepal etc) The list is completely dominated by journalists and politicians. Introduction (bio) is directly extracted from respective twitter profile.

 

1 BABURAM BHATTARAI @brb_laldhwoj 118K Followers

Ex-Prime Minister of Nepal, Leader of UCPN (Maoist), Birth 18/6/1954, Khoplang-4 Gorkha. PhD in Regional Development Planning, 1986 JNU

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2 LOKMAN SINGH KARKI @LokmanKarki 97K Followers

Administrator, Chief Commissioner of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) Nepal

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3 GAGAN THAPA @thapagk 85K Followers

CWC Member of Nepali Congress Party, Member of Constituent Assembly from Kathmandu-4

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4 RABINDRA MISHRA @MishraRabindra 79K Followers

‘Practical Philanthropist’, Philanthropic Journalist’ Writer, BBC Nepali Head, Founder of Global Charity Help Nepal Network

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5 NARAYAN SHRESTHA @NrnShrestha 70K Followers

Journalist, formerly with BBC Sajha Sawal

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6 NARAYAN WAGLE, @narayanwagle 64K Followers

Journalist, Writer

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7 KAMAL THAPA @KTnepal 42K Followers

Chairman, RPPN

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8 SUDHEER SHARMA @sudheerktm 40K Followers

Editor-in-Chief: Kantipur Daily, Author –Prayogshala

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9 KESHAB RAJ ADHIKARI @keshabraj 38K Followers

Computer Science Student, Blogger, Programmer

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10 MANJUSHREE THAPA @manjushreethapa 37K Followers

Author of fiction and nonfiction & literary translator. Pieces in NYT, LRB & the print media in US, UK & South Asia. Always working on a new novel, always

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11 KUNDA DIXIT @kundadixit 37K Followers

Journalist

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12 GUNARAJ LUITEL @gunaraj 36K Followers

Journalist working in Kathmandu, Nepal

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13 KANAK MANI DIXIT @KanakManiDixit 35K Followers

Writer

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14 RAM SHARAN MAHAT @ramsmahat 30K Followers

Finance Minister & CA meber/MP Since 1994 /Author: In Defense of Democracy -2005

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15 KISHORE NEPAL @kishorenepal 26K Followers

Writer/Journalist

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16 BUDDHISAGAR @buddhisagar 21K Followers

Writer. Karnali Blues. Working on Second Novel – Firfire

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17 Prashant Jha @prashantktm 19.9K Followers

Associate Editor, Hindustan Times, Author Battles of The New Republic: A Contemporary History of Nepal (Aleph in South Asia, Hurts in UK-Europe)

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18  Karna Sakya @KarnaSakya 19.8K Followers

Conservationist, Social Worker, Businessman, Writer

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19 Nilamber Acharya @nilacharya 19K Followers

Independent thinker, Minister in the 1990 Interim Government, Former Ambassador, Ex-Chairman CC of the CA, Senior Advocate, Political Analyst

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20 Shivani SIngh Tharu @shivanitharu 17.8K Followers

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21 Rajesh KC Phalano @phalano 17.3K Followers

Political cartoonist

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22 Anup Kaphle @AnupKaphle 16.6K Followers

Digital Foreign Editor, The Washington Post

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23  Akhilesh Upadhya @akhileshU 16.3K Followers

Edior-in-Chief, The Kathmandu Post. Follows cricket, football, tennis and a few more politics matters

 

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24 Devendra Raj Pandey @DRP39 16.3K Followers

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25 Prateek Pradhan @prateekpradhan 16.3K Followers

Journalist

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26 Yubaraj Ghimire @YubarajGhimire3 16.1K Followers

Journalist

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27 Salokya @salokya 15.5K Followers

Founder/Blogger MySansar, Edits PahiloPost, Online Journalist From 2004, Past: AnnapurnaPost, NagarikNews, Parewa, ATV, CN

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28 Amirt Gurung @amritnepathya 15.2K Followers

Nepathya

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Anyone missing here? Please do let us know below in comment. We did not include Prabal Gurung and Manisha Koirala in the list despite having huge number of followers.

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Data as of, 30-12-2014 All the images: respective twitter accounts

 


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