New Delhi: As India gears as much as have fun 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 National War Memorial.
The design of the emoji represents the innermost construction of the Memorial, referred to as the ‘Amar Chakra’ or the ‘Circle of Immortality’.
The emoji will probably be stay till 18th August and will probably be accessible in English and several other Indic languages, corresponding 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 Policy, India and South Asia, Twitter mentioned in a press release.
Twitter India can be supporting the Ministry of Defence’s special initiative #SaluteTheSoldier that pays respects to the lives of Indian troopers. The Ministry on its half has launched a devoted Twitter account for the National War Memorial (@salute2soldier).
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will probably be launching the emoji on the eve of Independence Day.
Indians throughout the globe will be capable to take part in Independence Day conversations and have fun with the emoji utilizing the hashtags like #IndiaIndependenceDay, #NationalWarMemorial, #SaluteTheSoldier and plenty of extra.
This is the sixth version of the Independence Day emoji by Twitter India, having featured inventive symbols for the Ashoka Chakra, Red Fort, the Indian National Flag throughout the earlier years.
Twitter continues to watch Indian tradition with celebratory initiatives and activations for Independence Day, Diwali, Republic Day, amongst different key Indian milestones, occasions and festivals.