Independence Day 2020: Twitter launches special emoji for our soldiers

As India gets ready to celebrate its 74th Independence Day, the microblogging website Twitter has unveiled its Independence Day special emoji to dedicate this year’s celebrations to Indian soldiers. The design of the emoji represents the innermost structure of the Memorial, called the “Amar Chakra” or the “Circle of Immortality”

The emoji will be live until 18th august and will be available in English and several Indic languages, such as Hindi, Tamil, Urdu, etc. Mahima Kaul, Director, Public Policy, India, and South Asia, Twitter said, “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”.

The microblogging website Twitter is supporting the Ministry of Defence’s special initiative #SaluteTheSoldier that pays respects to the lives of Indian soldiers, the Ministry on its part has also launched a dedicated Twitter account for the National War Memorial (@salute2soldier).