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.
सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारत
Together we grow.
Together we prosper.
Together we will build a strong and inclusive India.
India wins yet again! #VijayiBharat
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 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.
Happy birthday mahi bhai @msdhoni. Very few people understand the meaning of trust and respect and I’m glad to have had the friendship I have with you for so many years. You’ve been a big brother to all of us and as I said before, you will always be my captain 🙂 pic.twitter.com/Wxsf5fvH2m
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 7, 2019
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.
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.