The results appeared on Wednesday when Facebook released information on its top-ranked pages of government bodies, ministries and political parties in India for the January 1 to December 31, 2017 period.
Facebook categorised the information on its its top-ranked pages of government bodies under Parliament of India, Union Government, State Governments and Union Territories, and political parties.
Among political parties, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged as the most popular. But surprisingly, the Indian National Congress came third as the Aam Aadmi Party took the second spot in terms of Facebook popularity.
MyGov India was the most popular government initiative on Facebook while among the armed forces, the Indian Army was the most popular.