DIPHU, July 30: As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence, the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign of national flag selling point was inaugurated by deputy commissioner of Karbi Anglong Dibakar Nath, IAS in front of DC office main entrance gate on Saturday.
Inaugurating the sale point, the DC said, “As we are celebrating the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate our 75th year’s anniversary of India’s independence and we have launched the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. In this campaign, the Government of Assam is appealing to put up the Indian tri-colour flag in all Government offices and private residences from August 13 to 15 to mark the celebration.”
The flag can be purchased at selling points set up at various locations by local women SHGs. Every department has taken its own initiative to reach the national flag to every person, the DC said.
The DC also said the India tri-colour flag should be raised after sunrise and to be removed before sunset. In order to show respect, the flag should be taken and kept inside the house.
In Karbi Anglong there are 1 lakh households and hopefully, the flag reaches every household. There is the Supply department and the flag can be reached through ration card holders. In rural and urban areas as well the local women SHGs are producing the flag and selling it at various sale points. People can get the flag from these sale points, the DC said.
The sale point in front of DC’s office main entrance gate the Durmi Assam Livelihood Federation (ALF) under City Mission Management Unit of Assam State Urban Livelihoods Mission Society (DAY-NULM) under Diphu Municipal Board has put up the sale point.
One of the sellers at the sales counter Mirmili Singnarpi said Rs.100 is the price of the national flag. So far she sold 34 flags, she said.
In the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, the Government is asking everyone to have the national tricolour in their homes to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence. By tomorrow more customers will come to buy the national tri-colour. There are sale points at various locations, the sales lady said.