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New Delhi: Visiting an exhibition to ‘Shauryanjali’ at Rajpath, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday commemorated the golden jubilee of the 1965 India-Pakistan War.

The five-day exhibition that began on Tuesday showcased major battle scenes in the 1965 war . Manoeuvres by fighter jets would be a part of the commemoration event.

Due to the ongoing commemorative celebrations, Delhi Traffic Police have advised commuters to avoid the stretch of Rajpath between Janpath and Man Singh Road from September 15 to 20.

“For five days, starting from September 15, the stretch of Rajpath between Janpath and Man Singh Road will remain closed for the 1965 India-Pakistan war golden jubilee celebrations,” police said on Monday.

With inputs from IANS

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Twitter Celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

The micro-blogging site has also celebrated India's Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis.

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Twitter India on Tuesday celebrated 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.

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The emoji will be live until October 8. It is available on both the actual app and Twitter Lite.

The micro-blogging site has also celebrated India’s Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis. (IANS)

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