PM Modi’s Mann ki baat becomes the most trended hashtag in India in 2017

first_imgIn this age of social media, the concept of hashtags is not alien to most people. Every day, social sites witness a new set of hashtags around which, users from all over the world put their thoughts forward.Some hastags, though, go on to grab the maximum attention and turn out to be the most trending ones.This year, #MannKiBaat became the favourite most trending topic on Twitter for India.Mann Ki Baat is a radio programme hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the last Sunday of every month. It features on All India Radio, DD National and DD News.One of the factors that makes the show so popular is that listeners are also invited to send their own audios. Every month, some selected audios are broadcast on the show.In fact, the Mann ki Baat alone fetches a large amount of revenue for All India Radio.#Mannkibaat sparked a great deal of commentary all over the year, including a tweet from cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar that went viral.Thank you @PMOIndia for the mention. Preparation is key for it a student or a player. Focus makes the challenge less daunting. sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 29, 2017 Mann ki Baat started in October 2014. To expand more and reach maximum population possible, the show is being planned to be broadcast in regional dialects too. While #ManKiBaat topped the list,  #jalikattu and #GST were not far behind.Jallikattu, a traditional Tamilian bull-taming sport, was in the spotlight earlier in 2017, and gained the second spot.advertisementGST, which sparked mixed opinions among people, went on to become the third most trending topic in India on Twitter.Apart from these, there were many more hashtags that ruled social media platforms: #MumbaiRains and #TripleTalaq emerged as some of the top trending hashtags of the year.Other trending hashtags of 2017 were #Demonetisation, #SwachhBharat, #UttarPradesh, #GujaratElections and #Aadhaar.last_img

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