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Home / World News / Sugarcane juice declared ‘national drink’ of Pakistan after Twitter poll

Sugarcane juice declared ‘national drink’ of Pakistan after Twitter poll

The announcement came after the government conducted a Twitter poll to decide on the country’s national drink with two other options -- orange and carrot.

world Updated: Jan 25, 2019 18:31 IST
Indo Asian News Service
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A farmer works in his sugarcane field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.
A farmer works in his sugarcane field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.(Reuters/Representative image)

The Pakistan government on Friday declared sugarcane juice as the “national drink” of the country.

The announcement came after the government conducted a Twitter poll where people were asked to decide on the country’s national drink with two other options -- orange and carrot -- besides sugarcane, reports The Nation daily. 

According to the poll, 7,616 people or 81 per cent cast their votes favouring sugarcane juice, 15 per cent voted for orange juice while 4 per cent chose carrot.