Telangana Govt imposes ban on sale of small sized plastic and paper National flags

Hyderabad, Jan 12 (Munsif News): The Government of Telengana has imposed ban on manufacture, printing, supply, sale and usage of small size National Flag made of paper, Plastic or other substances against the Provision of the Flag Code of India – 2002 prescribed.

Informing this to press persons, the General Administration Department, Secretary, Aadhar Sinha said that the government has also issued instructions to all the District Collectors and District magistrates, Superintendents of Police, all the Heads of departments and all the authorities or organizers concerned to identify places where the National Flag is Hoisted and to see to follow the government instructions.

He said that any deviation of the rules and disrespect to Honour of the National Flag will be viewed seriously and necessary action will be initiated against the concerned, being it is cognizable offence punishable under Flag Code of India, 2002 and prevention of insults to National Honour Act, 1971.

He also instructed the officials to create awareness among the general public about Republic Day Celebrations and use of National Flag. (Munsif News)

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