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#SelfieWithDaughter trends worldwide after PM Modi mentions it in Mann Ki Baat

India TV News Desk 29 Jun 2015, 12:19:47 IST
India TV News Desk

The hashtag #SelfieWithDaughter received a special mention by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat, following which it started trending not only in India but worldwide.

PM Modi mentioned the contest started by the sarpanch of Bibipur village in Haryana and said, “Some days ago, a sarpanch in Haryana's Bibipur village, Sunil Jaglan, had come up with an interesting idea."

"He started the Selfie With Daughter initiative, under which all fathers had to click selfies with their daughters and post it on social media," he had said.

It was only a matter of time when Twitter flooded with the pictures of proud fathers and mothers with their daughters.

In the afternoon, PMOIndia posted, "#SelfieWithDaughter becomes number 1 Twitter trend in India and also listed in worldwide trend."

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis posted a picture with his daughter and senior BJP leader Kiran Bedi tweeted a photo with her father.  

Here are some of the pictures tweeted with the hashtag #SelfieWithDaughter:

Even foreigners appreciated the idea: