BJP Beats Netflix And Amazon To Become The Top Advertiser On Indian Television: Report

A supporter of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wearing a face mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashes victory sign during an election campaign rally in Bangalore, India, Tuesday, May 8, 2018.

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is the top advertiser on Indian television, placing ahead of Netflix and Trivago, in the weeks and months leading up the crucial state polls and the 2019 general election.

Citing the latest data from the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), The Economic Timesreported today that BJP beat Vimal Pan Masala in the week ending 16 November, and is ahead of major companies like Amazon and Hindustan Lever.

BJP, which was in the second position in the preceding week, is now ranked number one across all channels, according to the report. The Congress Party does not feature in the list.

While Chhattisgarh has already voted in November, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram are heading to the polls.

The top ten advertisers, according to the report, are: BJP, Netflix, Trivago, Santoor Sandal, Dettol Liquid, Soap, Wipe, Colgate Dental Cream, Dettol Toilet Soaps, Amazon Prime Video and Roop Mantra Ayur Face Cream.