Where does President hoist flag on Republic Day?

President Kovind hoisted the national flag at Rajpath on the occasion of 73rd Republic Day. New Delhi: As India celebrates its 73rd Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind led the celebrations at Rajpath and unfurled the national flag.

Who unfurled the Indian national flag on Republic Day and where?

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Wednesday unfurled the national flag on the occasion of the 73rd Republic Day of India.

Where can the national flag be hoisted in India?

3.39 Normally the National Flag should be flown only on important public buildings such as High Courts, Secretariats, Commissioners’ Offices, Collectorates, Jails and offices of the District Boards, Municipalities and Zilla Parishads and Departmental/Public Sector Undertakings.

Where can the national flag be hoisted?

3. The tricolour may be hoisted in educational institutions such as schools, colleges, sports camps, scout camps, etc to inspire respect for the national flag.

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Why does President hoist flag on Republic Day?

While on Independence Day, the Prime Minister hoists the tricolour, on January 26, it’s unfurled by the President. This honour is reserved for the first citizen because at the time of Independence, the Constitution had not been adopted and the President, who is the constitutional head, had not taken office then.

Who unfurls the flag on Republic Day at Rajpath?

New Delhi: As India celebrates its 73rd Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind led the celebrations at Rajpath and unfurled the national flag.

Is flag hoisted on Republic Day?

On Independence Day, the Indian tricolour is tied at the bottom of the flag pols and then pulled up for hoisting. Usually, the Prime Minister of India hoists the tricolour. … However, on Republic Day, the President, who is the first citizen of the country, attends the Republic Day official event and unfurls the flag.

What is the time of flag hoisting on Republic Day?

Flag hoisting time

The flag hoisting event is set to take place at 8 am on Wednesday. The parade usually begins at 9 am and ends around 11.30 am.

What is the time of flag hoisting in India on Republic Day?

This year, the Republic Day march won’t begin at the booked season of 10 am however with a 30-minute postponement. The procession will initiate at 10.30 am all things being equal.

Can I hoist flag at home?

The Indian flag code was modified on 26th January 2002 which finally allowed citizens of India to hoist the Indian flag over their homes, offices and factories on any day of the year. Section 2 of the new code accepts the right of all private citizens to fly the flag on their premises.

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Where is the largest national flag hoisted by Indian diaspora?

To celebrate the Independence day, the Indian diaspora in the United States (US) will hoist the biggest tricolour at Times Square, New York on August 15, 2021.

Can national flag be hoisted at night?

Indian citizens can now fly the National Flag even at night.

This is subject to the condition that the flagpole is really tall and the flag itself well-illuminated.

What is the difference between flag hoisting on 15th Aug and 26th Jan?

Speaking of Independence and Republic Days, did you know that the Indian flag is ‘hoisted’ on Independence Day on August 15, and ‘unfurled’ on Republic Day on January 26? The difference is that on Independence Day, the flag is tied to the bottom of the flag pole and is ‘hoisted’ to the top.

Who designed Indian flag in 1947?

The Indian tricolour was designed by Pingali Venkayya, who was a freedom fighter and was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi.

What is the difference between 15th August and 26th January?

While Independence Day marks the nation’s independence from British rule on August 15, 1947, Republic Day – which is celebrated on January 26 marks the day the Constitution of India came into effect in 1950.