Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio urges all state citizens to hoist national flag

Kohima: Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio urged all the citizens of the state to hoist the Indian national flag from August 13 to August 15 so as to take part in the nationwide campaign. Rio also said that flags are a symbol of pride and joy of our hard earned freedom and that “the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign is to invoke a feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the people and to promote awareness about the Indian National Flag.”

He also encouraged the different departments and village councils to actively create awareness so as to ensure the participation of the people from all the sections of the society. Rio mentioned that the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations in Nagaland are being held by various organisations through walkathon, quiz competitions, rallies, drawing competitions, cleanliness drive.

The Nagaland chief minister said this today while launching the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign which is a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. It was officially launched today at the World War II Museum, Kisama in Kohima. The event started with the hoisting of the national flag by the chief minister.

Apart from houses, the flag will be hoisted in PSUs, local self-government bodies, government, educational institutions, commercial establishments and private firms. 

J Alam, chief secretary, Government of Nagaland, who chaired the launching programme, in his opening remarks said that the celebrations of the 75 years of Independence under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was a momentous occasion and an important milestone for the country and its people. He also mentioned that the occasion is being celebrated in a befitting manner not just in the state but across the country and the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign is an integral and symbolic part of the celebrations and hence encouraged one and all to actively participate in the campaign.

Advisor Youth Resources and Sports, Er Zale Neikha, who also spoke at the event highlighted in brief the symbolic importance of the “Har Ghar Tiranga” campaign as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations and that it was a mark of respect and honour to our Nation’s 75 years of Independence. He also appealed to all the villages under the Southern Angami area to observe India’s 75 years of Independence by hoisting the “Tiranga in their homes to express solidarity and commitment to our great nation.”

Advisor Technical Education, Election, Medo Yhokha briefly explained the significance of the campaign and how the national flag signifies the vision and dreams of the leaders of the country. He also urged all present to continue to contribute ceaselessly to the nation building process and hoped that the national flag will continue to lead, guide and inspire the citizens of the country.

Apart from houses, the flag will be hoisted in PSUs, local self-government bodies, government, educational institutions, commercial establishments and private firms.

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