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Twitter Launches Special Emoji To Honour Indian Armed Forces On Independence Day Eve

New Delhi: As India gears as much as have a good time its 74th Independence Day, microblogging web site Twitter on Friday has unveiled a specifically designed emoji to honour the Indian Armed Forces, which is a vibrant depiction of the Nationwide Battle Memorial.

The design of the emoji represents the innermost construction of the Memorial, known as the ‘Amar Chakra’ or the ‘Circle of Immortality’.

The emoji might be dwell till 18th August and might be obtainable in English and a number of other Indic languages, akin to Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, Kannada, Punjabi, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Telugu, Gujarati, and Oriya.

“We hope this emoji will not only add to the Independence Day celebrations but will also encourage Indians across the world to learn more about and pay respects to the lives of India’s brave soldiers,” Mahima Kaul, Director, Public Coverage, India and South Asia, Twitter stated in a press release.

Twitter India can also be supporting the Ministry of Defence‘s particular initiative #SaluteTheSoldier that pays respects to the lives of Indian troopers. The Ministry on its half has launched a devoted Twitter account for the Nationwide Battle Memorial (@salute2soldier).

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh might be launching the emoji on the eve of Independence Day.

Indians throughout the globe will be capable of take part in Independence Day conversations and have a good time with the emoji utilizing the hashtags like #IndiaIndependenceDay, #NationalWarMemorial, #SaluteTheSoldier and lots of extra.

That is the sixth version of the Independence Day emoji by Twitter India, having featured inventive symbols for the Ashoka Chakra, Purple Fort, the Indian Nationwide Flag through the earlier years.

Twitter continues to look at Indian tradition with celebratory initiatives and activations for Independence Day, Diwali, Republic Day, amongst different key Indian milestones, occasions and festivals.

(IANS)

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