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Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan 2022: हर घर तिरंगा अभियान

Har Ghar Tiranga is a campaign launched by the Government of India under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The Har Ghar Tiranga campaign is an initiative to encourage the citizens of India to bring Tiranga (India National Flag) to their homes. The people of India are encouraged to participate in the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. They can participate by hoisting the Tiranga in their homes.

As the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi stated that the relationship of Indian citizens with the National Flag has been very institutional, it is high time that the people of India bring home the Tiranga to form a deeper bonding with the National Flag. Lakhs of people have joined the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign by bringing home the Tiranga and uploading pictures with it on the official site of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign.

How to Participate in Har Ghar Tiranga?

Read the following instructions carefully to be able to participate in the Har Ghar Tiranga. People need to hoist the National Flag of India in their homes from 13th August to 15th August, take a picture along with the National Flag and upload it to the official website of the Har Ghar Tiranga @harghartiranga.com.

People can also participate by pinning the Flag. People can easily click on the Pin a Flag on the Har Ghar Tiranga official website.

Why is Indian National Flag called Tiranga?

Tiranga is a Hindi word meaning Tricolor. The Indian National Flag has three horizontal stripes of three different colours. The topmost stripe is of Safron Color followed by the While coloured and Dark Green Colored stripes. There is a chakra centred on the white horizontal stripe in blue colour. The chakra has 24 spokes.

What is Har Ghar Tiranga?

Har Ghar Tiranga is an initiative to encourage the citizens of India to hoist the Indian National Flag in their homes. The citizens have to display the Tiranga in such a dignified way that it is easily visible to all. The Government of India has taken this initiative to promote a stronger bonding between the citizen of India and the Tiranga. With the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign GOI aims to create a personal connection between people with the Tiranga.

Why Follow the The ‘Flag Code of India 2022’ for the Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign?

The Indian National Flag is a symbol of National Pride. It stands for the hopes and aspirations of the people of India. The National Flag of India deserves to be treated with affection and respect, however, sometimes people fail to pay due respect to the Tiranga. Therefore, the ‘Flag Code of India 2022’ came into being with all the instruction and guidance to ensure the National Flag of India is treated with dignity and flies high in its full glory.

How to Hoist the Indian National Flag?

The Indian National Flag should be hoisted in accordance to the ‘Flag Code of India 2002’ and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971. The National Flag of India must be hoisted with dignity and to ensure it’s treated with respect, the people of India should read the following instructions:

  • The Indian National should be hoisted in a position of honours and placed distinctly.
  • Dishevelled or damaged Tiranga should not be hoisted.
  • The National Flag of India can be displayed in an open by individuals, organisations, or government authorities.
  • The Tiranga can be flown day and night when hoisted in open.
  • When the National Flag is displayed flat and horizontal on a wall, the saffron band shall be upper most and when displayed vertically, the saffron band shall be to the right in reference to the National Flag i.e., it should be to the left of a person facing it.
  • When the National Flag is displayed from a staff projecting horizontally or at an angle from a sill, balcony, or front of a building, the saffron band shall be at the farther end of the staff.
  • The National Flag shall not be flown at half-mast except on occasions instructed by the Government of India. When flown at half-mast, the National Flag shall be hoisted first to the peak/top of the staff, then lowered to the half-mast position. Before lowering the National Flag for the day, it should be raised again to its peak

How to Not Hoist the National Flag of India?

The people of India must read through the following instructions given below to ensure they do not insult the National Flag of India in any possible way.

  • The National Flag shall not be displayed in an inverted manner; i.e.; the saffron band should not be the bottom band
  • A damaged or dishevelled National Flag shall not be displayed
  • The National Flag shall not be dipped in salute to any person or thing
  • No other flag or bunting shall be placed higher than or above or side by side with the National Flag; nor shall any object including flowers or garlands, or emblem be placed on or above the flag mast from which the National Flag is flown.
  • The National Flag shall not be used as a festoon, rosette, bunting, or in any other manner for decoration
  • The National Flag shall not be allowed to touch the ground or the floor or trail in the water
  • The National Flag shall not be displayed or fastened in any manner as may damage it
  • The National Flag should not be flown from a single masthead (top part of a flagpole) simultaneously with any other flag or flags
  • The National Flag shall not be used to cover a speaker’s desk, nor shall it be draped over a speaker’s platform
  • The National Flag shall not be used as a portion of costume or uniform or accessory of any description which is worn below the waist of any person nor shall it be embroidered or printed on cushions, handkerchiefs, napkins, undergarments or any dress material
  • The National Flag shall not be used as a form of drapery in any form whatsoever, including private funerals
  • The National Flag shall not be used as a portion of costume or uniform or accessory of any description which is worn below the waist of any person nor shall it be embroidered or printed on cushions, handkerchiefs, napkins, undergarments or any dress material
  • There shall be no lettering upon the National Flag
  • The National Flag shall not be used to wrap, receive, or deliver things
  • The National Flag shall not be used to cover the sides, back, and top of any vehicle.

How to Fold the National Flag of India?

The citizen of India should learn the correct way to fold the Indian National Flag with dignity. As the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign has been announced and the people of India are massively participating in it, they should know how to pay respect to the National Flag and how to fold it later to keep it safe.

  • Place the National Flag horizontally in a dignified place preferably on the arms (not on the floor or any other undignified place).
  • Then hold the tricolour and fold the saffron and green bands under the middle white band.
  • Make sure while folding the white band, the Ashok Chakra is visible with the saffron and green bands.
  • After following the above steps, carry the folded flag on your palms or arms to store it.

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Har Ghar Tiranga: FAQs

Q: Why Har Ghar Tiranga was launched?

A: The Har Ghar Tiranga was launched by Prime Minister Narender Modi to promote the connection between the people of India with the National Flag of India in a deeper and more meaningful way.

Q: When was the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign launched?

A: The Har Ghar Tiranga campaign was launched on 22nd July 2202 during a Mann ki Baat session by the Prime Minister of India.

Q: How to register in Har Ghar Tiranga?

A: To register for the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, upload your pictures on harghartiranga.com and get featured on the portal.

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