Twitter India celebrated 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Tuesday with the announcement of a new customised “Gandhi Emoji”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially launched the Gandhi Emoji on the micro-blogging site on Tuesday. The emoji features a caricature of Mahatma Gandhi.
The emoji available on both Twitter and Twitter Lite will be live until October 8.
“Users in India and across the world can use the “Gandhi Emoji” by using the hashtags #GandhiJayanti, #MKGandhi, #BapuAt150, #MahatmaGandhi, #MyGandhigiri, #MahatmaAt150, #NexusOfGood, among others,” Twitter India in a statement.
— Twitter India (@TwitterIndia) October 2, 2018
Twitter has earlier celebrated India’s Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis.