Bangalore: India, which is celebrating ‘Azadi Ka Amrita Mahotsav’, is all set to celebrate Independence Day in a special and memorable way. Apart from this, the campaign of hoisting the national tricolor flag in every house through ‘Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan’ has also gone on in full swing.
Karunadu is all set for ‘Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan’. The flag will fly in one crore homes. The flag will be hoisted in every house for three days from August 13 to 15. However, the government does not deliver the flag to the doorstep. Public should visit the nearest sales outlets and buy.
50 lakh flags will be supplied by the Department of Kannada and Culture. On the instructions of the Centre, a tender has been given to Grasim Company to manufacture and supply the required flags for this department. The remaining 50 lakh flags will be supplied by the Rural Development Department, Textile and Village Industries Department, Stri Shakti Sanghs, various government and private organizations.
Other organizations and public in Karnataka are also involved in the preparation, supply and sale of flags. The Department of Kannada and Culture has already informed through a circular to open sales centers in all districts so that flags can be easily purchased by the public. The Education Department has informed through a circular to carry out flag hoisting in all government and private offices, schools and colleges.
Where are the flags sold?
It has been suggested to allow sale at Nyaya Price Shops, Gram Panchayat Office, Anganwadi Centers, Government School – College premises etc. Flags will also be sold during the Lalbagh Phala Pushpa display.
22 per flag. Pricing
22 for ‘Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan’. Center has suggested to sell the tricolor flag.
What is special about flags?
The tricolor flag will measure 20/30 inches. Apart from plastic, it is made in various fabrics like cotton, khadi, polyester, silk etc. Already dispatched to the districts through trucks.
Target by August 6th
40% of our target (40 lakh) flags have already been sent to the districts. The rest will be fulfilled by August 6. People can also use it by sewing it themselves. A target of distribution of 10 lakh flags has been set for Bangalore city district. 6 lakh has already been supplied. Ashok N., Joint Director of Kannada and Culture Department, said that the remaining 4 lakhs will be fulfilled within a week. Chhalavadi said.