Delhi: Social media Twitter was abuzz with activity with a record number of tweets pouring in on February 7. Delhi Assembly elections ruled Twitter with # Delhi Votes as the top trending hashtag during the day along with #ExitPolls and #MufflermanReturns. The social networking site was widely used by political parties, celebrities and the public at large to talk about the much hyped Delhi polls.
First time young voters shared their excitement posting inked selfies which were clearly the craze of the day.
A total of 163,901 tweets were recorded on the site on the election day.
Let's have a look what politicians and celebrities had to say about the grand affair:
Thank all Delhiites for having voted in such GOOD Number.Hope to see R Delhi now make positive headlines,collaborative not confrontational..
— Kiran Bedi (@thekiranbedi) February 7, 2015
हमने अपना काम इमानदारी और निस्वार्थ भाव से किया। अब फल भगवान के हाथ में है।
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) February 7, 2015
End of a hectic campaign and elections! Thanks Delhi for a good turnout! May the most capable ones win- I sincerely pray.
— Ajay Maken (@ajaymaken) February 7, 2015
#DelhiVotes Everybody wants Roti, Kapda but not 'Maken'.
— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) February 7, 2015
— Nupur Sharma (@NupurSharmaBJP) February 7, 2015
The broom is looking like its all set for a clean sweep! #DelhiVotes
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) February 7, 2015