By TC News Desk
Agartala, August 01, 2022: Aiming to generate patriotism among the people of the country, Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha on Tuesday called on the citizens of the state for making ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign successful throughout the state.
Speaking to the reporters at Civil Secretariat here this noon, Dr Saha said that the campaign ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ will be observed from August 13 till August 15 to awaken this patriotism among the citizens of the state. The national flag will be hoisted in every house of the state besides government and private institutions. He informed that 5 lakh 37 thousand national flags will be distributed in eight districts of the state to make this campaign successful. These 5 lakh 37 thousand national flags will be arranged through Handlooms and Handicrafts department, TRLM and TULM. Apart from that, the District Magistrates of respective districts will arrange supply of national flags through different Self-Help Groups. National flags will be available at Panchayat offices, Village Committee office, Ward office and ration shops of the districts at very low cost.
The Chief Minister informed in the meeting that different kinds of initiatives have been recently taken by Information and Cultural Affairs department to make ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign successful. Awareness is being generated among the public to buy Indian flags at very low cost.
The Chief Minister has informed that Selfie Booths’ have been created in front of Ujjayanta Palace premises, City Centre, Heritage Park, MBB College and Tripura University with the initiative of ICA department. One can take a photo holding the national flag at the ‘Selfie Booth’ and upload it at the website: harghartiranga.com. Picture may also be taken at respective houses and may be uploaded at the website.
Dr Saha informed that Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Minister of Culture G. Kishan Reddy and officials of the central ministry have had discussions of different time via video conference on July 17, 2022 on making ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign successful. Apart from that, a virtual meeting was conducted with Secretaries of different departments and District Magistrates of eight districts and Police Superintendents in presence of Chief Secretary on July 25, 2022. The Chief Minister called on the people of the state to strengthen patriotism and sovereignty of the country through this campaign.
On Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsay, the Chief Minister informed in the pressmeet that ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is being observed based on five themes. Different kinds of events have been organized so far as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav since September last year. Few mentionable events include online giving away of first installments among 1 lakh 47 thousand 805 beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, inauguration of newly built Treminal building of MBB airport, inauguration of Mission-100 Vidyajyoti scheme and Chief Minister Tripura Gram Samridhi Yojana, publishing postal stamps as a part of 50 Tripura Statehood Day, distributing State Civil Award and Statehood Award to individuals for their outstanding contribution in different fields. Pictures of all these events have been uploaded on the web portal amritmahotsav.nic.in. The Chief Minister informed in the pressmeet that Tripura holds 7 position in uploading pictures of different events held as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav on the web portal: amritmahotsav.nic.in