#ThisHappened: Twitter highlights 2019's most tweeted about hashtags in IndiaLast updated on Dec 10, 2019, 05:45 pm
As the year is about to end, Twitter has started the celebrations, taking a look back at what happened over the last 12 months, how some of the most important conversations took shape in India.
The microblogging giant has released a list of topics that mattered the most to Indians - the most tweeted about hashtags of 2019.
Let's take a look at them.
Lok Sabha elections, Cricket World Cup, Chandrayaan-2 drove most conversations
The biggest happenings of the year were the most tweeted about hashtags.
First, it was the Lok Sabha 2019 election, which triggered a wave of political conversations, making #loksabhaelections2019 the most tweeted hashtag.
Then, India's partially successful Chandrayaan-2 mission, which drew worldwide attention with #chandrayaan2, followed with Cricket World Cup 2019 (#cwc19). Notably, both topics saw people conveying a range of emotions on Twitter.
What were the other most tweeted about hashtags?
Apart from this, the hashtags that drove most conversations were #pulwama, the shocking attack resulting in the death of 40 CRPF jawans, #article370, which was revoked in August to take away the special status of Jammu & Kashmir, and #ayodhyaverdict for the final judgment on the long-standing Ayodhya dispute.
In the category of entertainment, the top tweeted-about hashtags were Tamil movie #bigil and #avengersendgame.
Twitter also shared the golden tweet of the year
Twitter also celebrated year-end by revealing the 'golden tweet of the year' - a message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi after winning the Lok Sabha elections.
The company says that the post-victory message from the PM became most retweeted and liked tweet of the year.
In sports, Indian cricket skipper Virat Kohli's birthday message to former skipper MS Dhoni was the most retweeted tweet.
Golden tweet of 2019
सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारत— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2019
Together we grow.
Together we prosper.
Together we will build a strong and inclusive India.
India wins yet again! #VijayiBharat