You are here: Home » PTI Stories » National » News
Business Standard

Facebook page of Kerala Police surpasses popularity of NYPD

Topics
Human Interest

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

: The official Facebook page of Kerala Police Thursday achieved a rare fete by gaining over one million likes, surpassing the popularity of New York Police Department (NYPD) in social media.

Satya Yadav, head of Facebook India (Trust and Safety) handed over the memento in this connection to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at an event held at the police headquarters here.

"Kerala Police is a good example of healthy intervention in the social media," Vijayan said and felicitated the officials behind the social media cell of Kerala Police.

Senior civil police officers Kamalnath, Bimal V S, Civil Police Officers Santhosh P S and Arun B T were felicitated by the chief minister at the event.

The Facebook page of Kerala Police, which has been proactive in the social media, has recently gained more popularity than the pages of New York Police and Queensland Police.

As of Thursday, the page has gained 10,13,967 likes and 10,29,623 followers.

It is also one among the most popular Facebook pages among the police forces in India.

The Kerala Police had earlier sought help of the public through its page to attain one million likes by New Year.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear Reader,


Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.

As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital Editor

First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 21:15 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU