The cow emerged as the Personality of the Year on Yahoo for 2015.
What the actual story is?
After the controversy surrounding the beef ban and discussions on intolerance’ cow won the titled, trumping other high-profile contenders for the top spot of yahoo. It all started with the Maharashtra government initiating the beef ban. Also a mob lynching at Dadri, made the cow a topic of discussions on intolerance. It also initiated the award wapsi campaign. The selection is based on users’ daily search habits and an editorial selection.
The trend is a part of Yahoo top trends happening in India for 2015.
(With some inputs from PTI)