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  • 26 July, 2022

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FLAG CODE OF INDIA 2022

FLAG CODE OF INDIA 2022

  • The Flag Code of India is a set of laws, practices, instructions and conventions concerning the use, display, and hoisting of the Indian national flag in the country.
  • The Flag Code of India was brought into effect on January 26, 2002.
  • Before 2002, the display of the national flag was governed by provisions of The Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950, and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971.

About Flag Code

  • Quite recently, the Indian government amended some of its provisions of the Flag Code 2002.
  • The Flag Code of India 2002 has been divided into three parts.

Part 1: General description of the National Flag of India

Part 2: Display of National Flag by members of the public, private organizations and educational institutions.

Part3: Display of National Flag by central, and state governments and their organizations and agencies.

Amendment to the code

  • The new amendment allows the national flag of India to be flown during the day and night. Earlier, the tricolour could only be hoisted between sunrise and sunset.
  • The national flag of India can now remain hoisted throughout the night as well as long as it is open and this will give further impetus to the centre's Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, under which PM Modi had requested the citizens to hoist the tricolour at their homes between August 13-15.
  • In an earlier amendment dated December 30, 2021, the government allowed the use of machine-made and polyester flags. Previously, such flags were not allowed to be used.

National flag

  • The Indian national flag is rectangular shaped with stripes in three colours saffron, white, and green.
  • It has a 24-spoke navy blue wheel known as the Ashok Chakra at its centre. It was adopted at a meeting of the Constituent Assembly on July 22, 1947.

Source: PIB


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