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Watch | Why ‘National Unemployment Day’ Trended on PM Modi's 70th Birthday

On September 17, many social media users raised the issue of unemployment in the country and the economic crisis that it faces.

On Narendra Modi’s 70th birthday on September 17, many hashtags such as “#NationalUnemploymentDay” and “#राष्ट्रीयबेरोजगारदिवस” trended on Twitter, through which users of the social media platform sought answers from the prime minister about his promise to deliver jobs to the youth. The posts also pointed out the growing unemployment in the country and the deep economic crisis that it faces. The Wire‘s Arfa Khanum Sherwani discusses the issue.