Tweet with the Tricolour India Gate emoji to celebrate Republic Day
Tweet with the special Republic Day emoji this Sunday. Twitter India on Friday launched a specially designed emoji of the India Gate lit up in the tricolour to celebrate India's 71st Republic Day.
President Ram Nath Kovind will be tweeting with this emoji on January 25 during his address to the nation, as citizens across the country take to Twitter to participate in a public conversation, said the micro-blogging site.
"We believe that the 2020 Republic Day emoji will resonate with Indians across languages, cultures and time zones, giving them yet another reason, and way to celebrate and participate in public conversation," Mahima Kaul, Director, Public Policy, India and South Asia, Twitter India, said in a statement.
The emoji will be live until January 30 and will be available in English as well as ten Indian languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Urdu and Gurmukhi.
This is the fifth year Twitter has supported Republic Day in India with a custom emoji.
The social media platform also supports Independence Day, Diwali, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti among other key milestones and events, with innovative emojis that are designed keeping Indian culture and sentiment in mind, it said.
*Edited from an IANS report