On the occasion of Republic Day, Twitter has recently launched a special #RepublicDay emoji ahead to celebrate Republic Day in the country. It’s available in nine different languages. The emoji that represents “India Gate” will be live until Monday, January 29. Twitter users can use the #RepublicDay, #HappyRepublicDay and #RepublicDay2018 hashtags from across the world to use the new emoji while composing tweets and sharing information regarding the event or while sharing photographs.
Mahima Kaul, Head of Public Policy and Government at Twitter India, quoted that “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.”
Defence Minister’s official Twitter handle @DefenceMinIndia recently tweeted, using the new Twitter R-Day emoji by mentioning that “#RepublicDay Parade will showcase might of the Indian armed forces and indigenously developed defence equipment along with the country’s cultural heritage,”
Moreover, the “India Gate” emoji design holds a special significance as the Prime Minister visits the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate every year to pay tribute to the martyrs before the annual Republic Day parade begins.