#ThisHappened2019: Here are the most tweeted hashtags in India
First Published Dec 10, 2019, 2:09 PM IST
As 2020 is nearing, Twitter reflects on what was most tweeted in 2019. From #chandrayaan2 to #pulwama, Indians tweeted to make these top trends. As we reach the end of 2019, Twitter reflects on the year of national and global significance across topics and regions. Here’s our list of the five topics which people tweeted the most in India.
The 2019 Lok Sabha election was held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19, 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The votes were counted and result was declared on May 23.
Chandrayaan-2, India’s second most ambitious mission to the moon, had been launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. After the glitches were rectified, ISRO successfully completed the launch rehearsal of the Chandrayaan-2 mission on July 20.
The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup was the 12th Cricket World Cup, a quadrennial One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament contested by men's national teams and organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
On February 14, 2019, a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was attacked by a vehicle-borne suicide bomber at Lethpora in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The attack resulted in the deaths of 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel and the attacker.
Rajya Sabha on August 5 cleared the resolution to scrap Article 370 with two-thirds majority, along with another Bill to bifurcate the state of Jammu and Kashmir to two union territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Both were moved in the Lok Sabha, where the Bill was passed with Ayes at 367 and Noes at 67 out of the 424 votes.