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.

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“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 has earlier celebrated India’s Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis.