PM Modi wins Twitter’s ‘Golden Tweet’; Virat Kohli, #Chandrayaan2 lead in other segments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the ‘Golden Tweet’ in India. This was announced by Twitter, the microblogging platform, on Tuesday. The tweet that was retweeted and liked the maximum number of times was the one in which he celebrated Bharatiya Janata Party’s re-election victory in 2019.


Other categories were also called out. This included sports, Virat Kohli’s (@imVkohli) tweet where he wished M.S. Dhoni (@msdhoni) on his birthday, became the most retweeted tweet in the world of sports. It also had a picture of the two batsmen that made cricket fans swoon over the legends.


Leaving Bollywood behind, Tamil entertainment industry continues to rule Twitter charts. Actor Vijay’s (@actorvijay) tweet sharing the poster of his film #bigil became the tweet to receive the most retweets in the entertainment sector, as well as became the tweet to achieve the most retweets with comments overall.

Among hashtags, #loksabhaelections2019 was the most tweeted about hashtags, followed by #chandrayaan2, #cwc19, #pulwama and #article370.

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ISRO’s #chandrayaan2 mission was the most sought-after event and finished second in terms of ranking.
Among individual twitter handles, Union Minister Smriti Irani emerged as the leader on Twitter, followed by Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, former External Affairs Minister late Sushma Swaraj, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

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