Assembly Polls 2016: Mamata and BJP Most Talked About on Facebook

In a survey conducted by Facebook, Mamata Banerjee featured in the most number of Facebook conversations.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (Photo: Reuters)
  • During Assembly elections in five states so far in 2016, BJP was the most discussed political party while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was the most talked-about political leader on Facebook.

  • An analysis of conversations on Facebook regarding the Assembly polls across all states done by the social media giant, shows that BJP featured in 61 percent of them, while Mamata Banerjee figured in 22 percent.

  • In the list of most talked-about politicians, Banerjee was followed by Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy who featured in 20 percent of the conversation.

  • The data is for the period from 12 February to 10 May and covers top political parties, politicians, states and top issues, the social media giant said.

(With inputs from PTI)

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