Sachin Tendulkar has emerged as the most talked about Member of Parliament in the Upper House. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the number one in Lok Sabha and the Parliament.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar have emerged as the most popular parliamentarians in 2017 on social networking platform Facebook.
PM Modi was the most talked about Lok Sabha member, while Sachin Tendulkar was the most popular Rajya Sabha member on Facebook, the social media website has stated in a statement.
The ranking is based on total interactions including reactions, shares, and comments for 2017.
Sachin had released his speech live on the facebook after he was not allowed to speak in the Rajya Sabha amidst uproar.
Others in the tally included the likes of RK Sinha, Amit Shah, Asaduddin Owaisi and Bhagwant Mann.
Among apex bodies, PMO India was most popular on Facebook followed by President Ram Nath Kovind. The Ministry of External Affairs topped among ministries.
PMO India has 13.74 million followers and 13.82 million likes on its Facebook Page. President Ram Nath Kovind, on the other hand, had 4.88 million followers and 4.9 million likes on his page.
Amongst State governments, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath emerged as the most popular, followed by Vasundhara Raje (Rajasthan CM).
BJP is ranked first among political parties. However, the oldest political party in the country followed Aam Aadmi Party in the third spot