New Delhi, 13th August 2023: On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon all citizens of India to participate in the widely celebrated “Har Ghar Tiranga” movement, set to take place from August 13 to August 15 as part of the Independence Day festivities.
In a recent post, the prime minister encouraged every Indian to alter their social media profile pictures to display the National flag, symbolizing unity and fostering a sense of nationalism. He emphasized that this action would strengthen the connection between our nation and its people.
“In the spirit of the Har Ghar Tiranga movement, let us change the profile pictures of our social media accounts and lend our support to this distinctive initiative, which will deepen the bond between our cherished nation and us,” remarked PM Modi in his post.
Preceding this, the prime minister had also urged Indians to share their preferred images of themselves alongside the national flag on the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ website.
“The Tricolour embodies the essence of freedom and national solidarity. Each Indian holds a deep emotional connection with this flag, inspiring us to redouble our efforts towards the nation’s advancement. I urge you all to participate in the #HarGharTiranga movement from the 13th to the 15th of August. Share your photos with the Tricolour here,” conveyed PM Modi.
The Har Ghar Tiranga website encourages individuals to hoist and display the national flag at their residences, encompassing India’s Independence Day celebrations. Additionally, it provides the option to upload selfies alongside the flag.
“Participate in the Digital Tiranga Art project by uploading a selfie with the flag and get a chance to be featured,” the website recommends.
In support of the Indian Government’s ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ initiative, approximately 2.5 crore national flags have been distributed to post offices for sale, as informed by a high-ranking official from the culture ministry to PTI on Saturday.
Har Ghar Tiranga rallies have been inaugurated across diverse regions of the country. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar initiated a bike rally of Members of Parliament on August 11 in Delhi.
The rally commenced from Pragati Maidan and culminated at the Major Dhyan Chand stadium, traversing through the India Gate circle.
Similarly, in Gujarat, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will lead a ‘Tiranga Yatra,’ commencing from the Sabarmati riverfront on August 14.
According to reports, Ashok Gehlot, Chief Minister of Rajasthan and a member of the Congress party, is also likely to partake in
a Har Ghar Tiranga rally.