Centre urges states to actively encourage people to hoist tricolour at homes on Aug 13-15
The Centre has urged the states to actively encourage the people to put up the national flag atop their houses on Independence Day under 'Har Ghar Tiranga' as a mark of gratitude to national heroes.
In his 'Mann Ki Baat' radio broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had noted that under the 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' programme to mark the 75th anniversary of India's Independence, a special campaign 'Har Ghar Tiranga' is being organised between August 13 and 15.
He had urged people to hoist or display the national flag at their homes during the campaign.
The Union Home Ministry conveyed to the states that the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign has been launched to encourage the people to hoist the national flag in their homes. It said the move is aimed to instill a feeling of patriotism in the hearts of people and reminisce the contribution of those who tirelessly worked for nation-building.
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"It is envisaged that all citizens should be encouraged to hoist the 'Tiranga' in their homes during the period from August 13 to 15. In light of the above, the endeavour should be to actively encourage the citizens to put up the national flag at the rooftops of their houses on Independence Day to mark gratitude to our freedom fighters and national heroes under the theme 'Har Ghar Tiranga'," the ministry said in a letter to the states and Union Territories.
It said on the lines of the Republic Day ceremony 2022, food and cultural events should be planned in state capitals and UTs on the occasion of