Phase one of the 16th Lok Sabha Elections started from yesterday 7th April 2014. With the BJP’s manifesto being released on the same day Twitter has been buzzing with conversations and trending hashtags. Listed below is our snapshot of the political trends buzzing on Twitter for 7th April,2014. Click here to take a look at 5th April 2014’s Twitter political buzz.
BJP finally released its manifesto for the ongoing elections. Narendra Modi, the frontrunner for the prime minister’s post promised good governance and inclusive development as BJP’s much-delayed manifesto with a mention of its core agenda including a Hindu temple at a disputed mosque site in Uttar Pradesh.
“This manifesto is not just a formality but our goal. Good governance and development are our key agenda,” Modi said. “I will do nothing for myself. I will not do anything with ill intent,” he added.
The 52-page manifesto, from BJP has backed Foreign Direct Investment to boost jobs in all sectors, except from global supermarkets. It also promises simplified taxes, low-cost housing for every family and a new national health policy.
#BJPManifesto has been trending on the top trends in Twitter with its release along with “Uniform Civil Code” and “Ram Mandir”. The latter two hashtags are driven by the BJP’s manifesto as they form a strong part in the released manifesto.
Curated below are some of the tweets from #BJPManifesto that are making the most buzz on Twitter.
With BJP releasing its manifesto after Congress and AAP this trend was expected. The hashtag #CopyCatManifesto has been trending on top of the Twitter trends giving a stiff competition to #BJPManifesto. No marks for guessing who started the trend, listed below are some of the tweets that are creating the maximum buzz about it.