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Tiranga Utsav Organised by Ministry of Culture

The Ministry of Culture organized “Tiranga Utsav” on August 2, 2022 to celebrate the contributions of Pingali Venkayya to the country. Tiranga Utsav was an evening filled with cultural and musical performances. It was organised in New Delhi, on the occasion 146th Birth Anniversary of Pingali Venkayya. Highlights of the event include: The Tiranga Utsav ..

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‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Nationwide Campaign

Central Government is all set to launch a nationwide campaign “Har Ghar Tiranga”, marking the 75th Independence Day. Key Points Under this campaign, citizens will be encouraged to raise the national flag at their residences. This initiative was launched as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, by the nodal Ministry of Culture. About Har ..

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World’s largest Khadi National Flag

On January 15, 2022, world’s largest national flag, made of Khadi fabric will be put to display, to celebrate the “Army Day”. Key Points It will be displayed at Longewala, along the India – Pakistan Border in Jaisalmer. Longewala was the centre stage of historic battle of 1971 between India and Pakistan. It will be ..

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Freedom Fighter Pingali Venkayya-Things to know

On the occasion of birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and other members of Union Cabinet paid homage to him. Year 2021 marked 145th anniversary of Pingali Venkayya. Highlights Pingali Venkayya was the architect behind the design of Indian national flag. Present-day national flag of India is inspired by the design of ..

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Armed Forces Flag Day: December 7

The Armed Forces Flag Day has been observed in India since 7th December 1949. The day is dedicated towards collection of funds from the people. The collected fund will be used for the welfare of the armed personnel, ex-servicemen and also to rehabilitate battle causalities. The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has recently announced that this ..

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Indian flag to be hoisted at New York’s Times Square

For the first time, a leading diaspora group in the US will hoist India’s National Flag at the Times Square in New York. This is the first occasion on which the tricolour will be unfurled at the iconic location in the US. Details The Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of the tri-state area of New ..

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