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Ramayan Brings Back Fond Memories Of Netizens; Become Top Twitter Trends

Netizens That Includes Union Minister Prakash Javdekar To Actress Kajal Agarwal Celebrated The Moment With New Found Hysteria.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shriparna Saha | Updated on: 28 Mar 2020, 01:52:30 PM
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Ramayan poster (Photo Credit: Twitter)

New Delhi:

In the era off OTT, web streaming and binge watching Doordarshan united India albiet from their homes on Saturday as the channel started  rerun its iconic shows including Ramayan and Mahabharat. In these gloomy times of Coronavirus pandemic, the mythological show got family members together to watch the show they cherished years back after it was aired at 9 am on DD National on Saturday. Netizens that includes Union Minister Prakash Javdekar to actress Kajal Agarwal celebrated the moment with new found hysteria.

#Ramayan and #Mahabharat became the top trend on Twitter as users took to social media to post pictures of their TV and family uniting to watch the show while practicing social distancing. Some even shared tills from the show with fond childhood memories and how till date it is etched in their hearts.

 

The announcement of broadcasting the old episodes of Ramayan and Mahabharat was made by Information and Broadcasting Minister on Friday. The Union Minister took to Twitter to inform about the ministry's decision. In response to Javadekar's announcement, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar thanked him for his 'guidance'. In a series of tweets, Shekhar also expressed his gratitude for the Sagar family for their contribution.

The announcement comes after the social media witnessed a deluge of posts by users demanding the rerun of the mythology-based shows such as Ramayana and Mahabharata during the coronavirus lockdown. 

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First Published : 28 Mar 2020, 01:52:30 PM