Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

By Raheel Khursheed
Tuesday, 26 January 2016

For the first time, Twitter has released a Republic Day emoji that went live at 11 pm IST on Monday, 25 January.

When you use the hashtag #RepublicDay in your Tweet, a beautiful interpretation of the Indian tricolour will appear after the hashtag in the sent Tweet. The emoji gives people a fun way to Tweet, share and celebrate the historic day with Indians worldwide.

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor released the #RepublicDay emoji in conjunction with her role as Neerja Bhanot in the upcoming film ‘Neerja’: 

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

From sports stars to politicians, everyone celebrated #RepublicDay on Twitter:

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

Twitter is the go-to platform for people to join in live, public conversations over their interests, cultural moments and big public events taking place around the world. Emojis have become a popular form of expression on our platform, and are a fun way to be part of conversations across borders. We are thrilled to give users a new way to join in the public conversation on Republic Day.

Indians across cities, states, and countries united on the platform to express their patriotism:

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji

Twitter celebrates India’s 67th Republic Day with first-ever #RepublicDay emoji