Govt to launch nationwide campaign 'Har Ghar Tiranga'

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On the occasion of 75th Independence Day, the Central Government will launch a national campaign of 'Har Ghar Tricolour' across the country.

  • This campaign will be launched by the Ministry of Culture under the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi.

Important facts

  • Home Minister Amit Shah has approved this campaign in honour of the national flag tricolour.

  • The objective of the campaign is to inculcate the spirit of patriotism among the people and bring awareness to the tricolour.

  • This campaign will run continuously from 11 to 17 August.

Flag Code of Conduct, 2002

  • The rules for the use, display and hoisting of the National Flag are laid down in the Flag Code of Conduct, 2002.

  • This code of conduct was implemented on 26 January 2002.

  • The Flag Code of Conduct, 2002, allows unrestricted display of the tricolour while maintaining the honour and dignity of the flag.

  • The Flag Code of India, 2002 is divided into three parts-

  • The first part contains a general description of the national flag.

  • The second part deals with the display of the national flag by members of the public, private organisations, educational institutions, etc.

  • The third part gives information about the hoisting of the national flag by the central and state governments and their organisations and agencies. It mentions that the tricolour cannot be used for commercial purposes.

  • Apart from this, the flag should not be used as a festival or for the purposes of any kind of decoration.

  • For official display only flags conforming to the specifications prescribed by the Bureau of Indian Standards and bearing its mark may be used.

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