Twitter in 2021 — These were the most liked and retweeted posts and hashtags in India

Dec 9, 2021

By: Shadab Rabbani

Most retweeted tweet of 2021

Australian cricketer Pat Cummins' tweet of his donation towards COVID-19 relief in India saw over 114,000 retweets and it was quoted over 21,900 times to date.

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Most liked tweet of 2021

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli’s tweet announcing the birth of his daughter was the most-liked tweet of the year, garnering 538,200 likes so far.

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Most retweeted tweet of 2021 (Government)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet sharing a picture of getting his first COVID-19 vaccine was retweeted 45,100 times.

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Most liked tweet of 2021 in (Government)

PM Modi’s tweet congratulating the Indian Cricket Team on its Test win against Australia at the Gabba received 298,000 likes so far.

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Most retweeted and liked tweet of 2021 (Business)

Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata tweet welcoming Air India back into its fold in October garnered over 82,900 retweets and 403,900 likes till date.

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Most retweeted and liked tweet (Entertainment)

Tamil actor Vijay's tweet revealing the poster of his movie Beast received 139,400 retweets and over 341,500 likes.

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Most retweeted and liked tweet (Sports)

Virat Kohli's tweet praising CSK skipper MS Dhoni for his match-winning performance in the IPL playoffs’ clash against Delhi Capitals.

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Most tweeted hashtags of 2021

#COVID19 was the most retweeted hashtag of 2021, followed by #FarmersProtest, #TeamIndia, #Tokyo2020, #IPL2021.

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Most tweeted hashtags (Current affairs)

Apart from #COVID19, other hashtags that were retweeted the most include #Afghanistan, #CGL19marks, #IndianArmy, #Uttarakhand.

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Most tweeted hashtags (Culture)

#Diwali was the most retweeted culture hashtag in India followed by #EidMubarak, #RepublicDay, #IndependenceDay, and #InternationalWomensDay.

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Most tweeted hashtags (Digital assets)

#Bitcoin, #BSC and #NFT were the most tweeted hashtags about digital assets.

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