A special Republic Day emoji that represents “India Gate”has been launched by Twitter ahead of the January 26 celebrations in the country. The event special emoji will last till January 29.
“Twitter is delighted to join the celebration with a customised emoji of the India Gate. This national symbol in the emoji serves as a reminder of unity as the country joins in the public conversation on this day,”Mahima Kaul, Head of Public Policy and Government, at Twitter India was quoted as saying by news agency IANS.
“Weapon Locating Radar (WLR)- SWATHI, jointly made by LRDE, @DRDO_India & BEL from Indian Army’s Surveillance And Target Acquisition Regiment will be displayed at the 69th #RepublicDay Parade,” Defence Minister’s official Twitter handle @DefenceMinIndia tweeted, using the new Twitter R-Day emoji.
Indian Air Force has also tweeted using the new Twitter R-Day emoji.
Twitteratis across the world can use the #RepublicDay, #HappyRepublicDay and #RepublicDay2018 hashtags to use the new emoji while making their tweets live.