AP to hoist 1.62 crore National flags under Har Ghar Tiranga programme

On the auspicious occasion of India’s Independence, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will hold a Har Ghar Thiranga programme in the state from August 13-15. The government will hoist 1.62 crore national flags under this programme.

To explain in brief about the programme, the Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a video conference with the chief ministers of various states. The Har Ghar Thiranga programme is the part of the Azadi Ka Amrit mahotsav. The Andhra Pradesh chief minister has participated in the conference from the camp office at Tadepalli.

Jagan said, “The government has decided to inculcate a sense of patriotism among the citizens through the Har Ghar Tiranga programme on the occasion of the completion of 75 years of Independence. The state directorate has taken many steps to make this programme a grand success and holded several reviews with government departments.”

He also said guidelines were submitted to authorities to hoist the national flag at all government offices and at their dwelling places as well. Some 5.24 lakh ration shops and 15,000 village and ward secretariats are hoisting the national flag. The national flags will also be hoisted by Anganwadi and Asha workers at their offices, 1.20 lakh village and ward secretariat staff and 2.60 lakh volunteers will also take part in the programme by distributing national flags.

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