Thiruvananthapuram: The official Facebook page of Kerala Police gained over one million likes and surpassed the popularity of New York Police Department (NYPD).
A memento in this regard was given to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan by the head of Facebook India, Satya Yadav.
According to a report, as of Thursday, the Facebook page has gained 10,13,967 likes and 10,29,623 followers, and it is 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 this New Year.
The Chief Minister felicitated the officials behind the social media cell. He said, “The Kerala Police is a good example of healthy intervention in the social media.” Senior civil police officers Kamalnath, Bimal V S and civil police officers Santhosh P S and Arun B T were felicitated by him.