Who does flag hoisting in India?

Who can do flag hoisting?

Section 2 of the Indian Flag Code accepts private citizens’ right to fly the Indian Tricolour on their premises. Any member of the public, private organisation or educational institution can display the flag on all days — ceremonial or otherwise — by maintaining its dignity and honour.

What is the rule of flag hoisting?

The flag should always be hoisted briskly and lowered slowly and ceremoniously. When a flag is displayed from a staff projecting horizontally from a window sill, balcony or front of a building, the saffron band should be at the farther end of the staff.

Is it compulsory to attend flag hoisting ceremony?

It is not mandatory to attend the flag hoisting ceremony. However, if the instruction or some invitation to this effect has been given to you then it is advised that you attend the same, unless and until there is some grave urgency.

Who first hoisted Indian national flag?

Bhikaji Cama unfurled the first version of the Indian national flag—a tricolour of green, saffron, and red stripes—at the International Socialist Congress held at Stuttgart, Germany, in 1907. India will wake up to its 75th Independence Day on Sunday.

Who hoist the flag on 15 August?

On 15 August, the Prime Minister hoists the Indian flag on the ramparts of the historical site of Red Fort in Delhi. Twenty-one gun shots are fired in honour of the solemn occasion.

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What does Ashok Chakra mean in Indian flag?

Ashoka Chakra: The chakra is navy blue in colour and is made up of 24 spokes. It depicts the “wheel of the law” or the “wheel of Dharma” in the Sarnath Lion Capital made by Emperor Ashoka. It represents motion or the life in movement and death in stagnation.