Twitter India celebrates Gandhi Jayanti with customised “Gandhi Emoji”

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Twitter India on Tuesday celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with the announcement of a new customised Gandhi Emoji. The Gandhi Emoji was officially launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the micro-blogging site, which features a caricature of the Father of the Nation. 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. The emoji will be live until October 8. It is available on both Twitter and Twitter Lite. The micro-blogging site has also celebrated Indias Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis.