Narendra Modi beats Sachin Tendulkar on Facebook

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New Delhi, Dec 10: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has beaten cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar who retired last month and RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan who recently took over, as the most talked about person on the Facebook. According to the social networking site's top Indian trends of 2013, Apple's iconic iPhone 5s and India's Mars Mission also fell behind Modi in terms of popularity.

Facebook, which reportedly has 1.19 billion monthly active users (MAUs), has 82 million MAUs in India for the quarter ending in June this year, a PTI report said.

"Take a look at the most mentioned people and events of 2013, which point to

some of the most popular topics in India," Facebook said in a statement, the PTI report said.

Raghuram Rajan, iPhone 5s and Mars Mission fell behind Narendra Modi on Facebook

According to the statement, conversations on Facebook offer a unique snapshot of India and 2013 was no different. Every day, people post topics and milestones that they think important and they range from announcing an engagement to discussing breaking news or even celebrating a favourite political party's victory or love for cricket, it said.

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