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Tamil Hashtag #தமிழ்வாழ்க Tops Twitter Trends In India

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The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen in London on September 11, 2013. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

On Tuesday, #தமிழ்வாழ்க became the first Tamil hashtag to trend on Twitter. It held the first position past midnight into Wednesday.

Over the weekend, #जयहिन्द became the first Hindi word to trend on Twitter during the India-Pakistan match on Sunday.

Tamil loyalists flooded Twitter with messages expressing their pride and love for the language.