Why #Bihar is trending in Pakistan


New Delhi: Even as the Bihar assembly poll results trickled in on Sunday, the hashtag #Bihar began trending in Pakistan with Twitterati there closely following the latest updates. Such interest in a local Indian election was unprecedented. So what aroused their curiosity in this regard?

A few days ago BJP President Amit Shah had made a controversial remark saying that if his party lost Bihar polls Pakistan would celebrate by bursting crackers. Shah was thereafter accused of attempting to polarize Bihar along religious lines.

Here’s a look at some of the interesting tweets by Pakistanis on Sunday: