Punjab experienced a record phone calls from countries worldwide in the last 7 days. The call volumes from Canada, USA, UK, Italy, and Australia were the highest.
The major telecommunication companies have released figured amounting to over 445 million phone calls to India in the last 7 days. The primary reason for the phone calls were particularly due to the Punjab Assembly elections.
The NRIs overwhelmingly called to remind their family members to vote in the assembly elections.
The numbers from smaller companies weren’t released but just looking at the raw data from larger companies it reveals the calls were distributed throughout Punjab in major numbers. Some of the areas to receive the highest call volumes were Ludhiana, Bathinda, and Jalandhar areas.
These elections were the most anticipated and followed elections in a long time in Punjab.