Twitter launches ‘India Gate’ Emoji on Republic Day


Twitter on Wednesday propelled an extraordinary #RepublicDay emoticon in front of Republic Day festivities in the nation.

Accessible in nine languages, the emoji that speaks to “India Gate” will be live until Monday, January 29.


  • The India Gate emoticon will be live until January 29.
  • The emoticon is said to fill in as an indication of solidarity.
  • The India Gate emoticon will be open with three hashtags.

“Twitter is pleased to join the festival with an altered emoji of the India Gate. This national image in the emoji fills in as an indication of solidarity as the nation participates in people in general discussion on this day,” said Mahima Kaul, Head of Public Policy and Government, at Twitter India.

“#RepublicDay Parade will showcase might of the Indian armed forces and indigenously developed defence equipment along with the country’s cultural heritage,” Defence Minister’s official Twitter handle @DefenceMinIndia tweeted, using the new Twitter R-Day emoji.

Twitteratis over the world can utilize the #RepublicDay, #HappyRepublicDay and #RepublicDay2018 hashtags to utilize the new emoticon while forming tweets.


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