The Indian Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) celebrated the spirit of Independence Day by launching the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign at 13,000 feet in Uttarakhand. They uploaded pictures on their official Twitter handle. The troops can be seen waving the tricolour. The picture defines the vigilance and surveillance capabilities of the nation’s primary border patrol agency.
The official handle on the site is flooded with beautiful moments of the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign marked by the troops to strongly celebrate the spirit of India’s 75th Independence Day, summing up the prevailing mood of the nation amid ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.
Earlier also the ITBP troops were seen waving the Indian flag at 12,000 feet in Ladakh in July. The troops sent a message to all of India’s citizens, urging them to wholeheartedly participate in ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign and the government’s move to have all homes display the national flag.
They have already started several awareness campaigns and tricolour distribution programmes have been organised in collaboration with locals in parts of Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Assam, Bihar and other states.
The government to facilitate the campaign has amended the Flag Code to allow people to display the flag on all days a week. Other changes include lifting of restrictions on materials to be used to make the flag, and on the size of the ‘Tiranga’.
It is expected that more than 20 crore national flags to be hoisted at the top of thevhouses for three days, between August 13 and 15 : PTI