Har Ghar Tiranga: The government has made changes in the flag code of the country, under which the tricolor will now be allowed to be hoisted both during the day and night. as well as now polyester (Polyester) and machine made national flag (national flag) can also be used. Under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the government is going to start the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ program from August 13 to 15, in view of which this step has come to the fore.
In a letter to secretaries of all central ministries and departments, Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said the display, hoisting and use of the Indian national flag comes under the Indian Flag Code, 2002 and the Prevention of Insults to National Pride Act, 1971. According to the letter, the Flag Code of India, 2002 has been amended vide an Order dated 20th July, 2022 and now clause (11) of Para 2.2 of Part-II of the Flag Code of India, 2002 shall now read as follows: ‘Where the flag is displayed in the open or is displayed at the residence of a citizen, it may be flown day and night’.
was allowed to fly from sunrise to sunset
Earlier, the tricolor was allowed to be hoisted only from sunrise to sunset. Similarly, another provision of the Flag Code was amended to say, “The national flag shall be hand spun and hand woven or machine made. It will be made of cotton/polyester/wool/silk khadi.” Earlier, the use of machine made and polyester made national flag was not allowed.
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