Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal unfurled the 500th high-mast ‘Tiranga’ of the national capital at a grand ceremony in Mayur Vihar on Tuesday.
BBMP Chief Commissioner Tushar Girinath has welcomed the move and said the civic body will reach out to all institutions under its purview.
With Independence Day just a few days away, the feeling of patriotism hits differently and people are seen preparing for the celebrating with great enthusiasm.
Ahead of 75th Independence Day celebration, a Coimbatore based miniature artist sketched the national flag at the sclera of his eye to raise awareness about the freedom movement.
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In the video, which was shown in TV news channels, a part of the tricolour atop the main station building appeared to be torn.
He changed his picture days after PM Modi put a 'tiranga' as the display picture of his social media accounts and urged people to do the same as part of a collective effort to celebrate August 15.
Chief ministers Yogi Adityanath and Shivraj Singh Chouhan were among a large number of BJP party members who switched their profile pictures on Twitter to the national flag.
Putting the new display picture, Mehbooba said the flag of Jammu and Kashmir might have been "snatched", but it cannot be erased from the collective conscience of the people.
They said the initiatives will be the part of the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign and a proposal to carry out these activities was passed in the Council’s meeting last week.
Jagan also inaugurated a photo exhibition on the life and times of Pingali and unveiled a portrait of the freedom fighter done by Director of Culture Department Regulla Mallikharjuna Rao.
Speaking to media persons in Vijayawada, he said besides releasing a postal stamp on Pingali, a patriotic song composed by him will also be released.
Earlier, the tricolour was allowed to be flown from sun rise to sunset, irrespective of weather conditions.
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Deputy Commissioner of Police Usha Rangani appealed to the people to start the march in a slow pace as there was heavy police deployment and media presence.
The initiative will be part of the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), celebration and commemoration of 75 years of India’s independence.
There is no difference between traitors and BJP leaders who feel ashamed to see the Tiranga be hoisted in the national capital.”
The Jinnah tower controversy has once again come to the fore, as the national flag was removed.
At one point, as Congress MLAs rushed towards the treasury benches, the situation was so tense that the marshals had to be called in to stand as a barrier between the two groups.
The historic tricolour had been kept at Army Battle Honours Mess (ABHM) in Chanakyapuri. The flag framed in a box covered with glass was handed over to the lab on Thursday.
Another narrative says that two municipal chairpersons, Nadimpalii Narasimha Rao and Telakulla Jalayya, constructed of the tower to symbolise peace and harmony.