Budget 2017 impact: Twitter history 7.2 lakh tweets in the midst of Jan 30-Feb 2

Online Desk | February 3,2017 | 7:06 am

Social media platform Twitter Thursday said it had recorded 7.2 lakh tweets following the hashtag #Budget2017 together surrounded by January 30 and February 2.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (@ArunJaitley) conducted two living chat sessions answering queries of Indian citizens from the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Twitter said in a verification here.

Twitter provided live updates from the budget showcasing the presentation and initiated conversation along along in the midst of policy makers, influencers, journalists, protection-makers, and the public in general.

Prime minister Narendra Modi in addition to tweeted "#BudgetForBetterIndia reforms early processes,empowers our human capital and aims to rejuvenate the economy."

"Twitter conversations on the order of the Union Budget 2017 reflected the nation's temperament towards an matter of national significance," the statement said.

The finance ministry in addition to posted exclusive behind the scenes peek into the terribly secretive process of the making of the "#Budget2017" considering an autographed characterize of the finance minister through Twitter's Challenger application, as quickly as a video Teaser to the Q&A session.

Twitter collaborated subsequent to SBI and CNBC-TV18 to amplify partnership in the news category for India, providing video highlights of #Budget2017 in description to the platform.

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