Telangana ​Formation ​Day ​trends on Twitter

Twitter saw a flood of tweets with the hashtag #TelanganaFormationDay with both commoners and celebrities from other ​States joining in conveying ​Statehood day wishes to the people of Telangana.

By   |  Published: 2nd Jun 2018  7:19 pmUpdated: 3rd Jun 2018  12:45 pm

Hyderabad​:​ As Telangana turn​ed​ four, ​it was not just ​the ​S​tate ​that ​was abuzz with ​Formation ​Day celebrations. ​Festiv​i​ties were also ​witnessed across the globe​, with the celebrations trending ​​even on social media platforms like Twitter.

Twitter saw a flood of tweets with the hashtag #TelanganaFormationDay with both commoners and celebrities from other ​States joining in conveying ​Statehood day wishes to the people of Telangana.

President Ramnath Kovind surprised netizens by greeting ​the people of both Telugu States ​in Telugu​ and also in English. “​Greetings to the people of Telangana on statehood day. ​My best wishes to the people on their development journey​,​”​ he tweeted. ​

Prime Minister Narendra Modi ​also tweeted: “​ On their Statehood Day, my best wishes to the people of Telangana. ​May the dreams and aspirations of the people be fulfilled in years to come.”

Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Suresh Prabhu, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Hardeep Singh Puri ​were among those who ​extended their greetings. Suresh Prabhu​, who​ wished for the speedy development of the ​S​tate​,​ ​also tweet​ed​ in Telugu.

​The ​Chi​e​f Ministers of Karnataka, Chhattisgar​h​, Rajasthan, Tripura, and Manipur ​also wished for the progress of the ​S​tate in leaps and bounds. ​HD Kumaraswamy, the CM of Karnataka​, ​recalled the warm ties ​that Telangana and Karnataka share.

Wishing the government on the fourth anniversary, Israel's ambassador to India, Daniel Carmon hoped to further strengthen Israel's relation with the ​S​tate.

Tollywood also had their share in ​T​witter ​with celebrities like Gunasekhar, Parchururi Gopala Krishna, Priyadarshi, Gopi Mohan, and Vennela Kishore conveying​ their wishes on the micro​-​blogging site.

UPSC Civils 2018 topper Anudeep Durishetty conveyed his wishes to fellow Telanganites by remembering the heroes of ​the ​60 year​-​struggle. He wrote, "A lot has been done in these four years and a lot more to achieve."