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Government issues advisory on use of National Flag

Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an Advisory to ensure strict compliance of the provisions of Flag Code of India. As per government's advisory, flags made of paper only should be used and such paper Flags should not be discarded or thrown on the ground after the event. 

Government issues advisory on use of National Flag:

  • Advisory are issued for Strict compliance of the provisions contained in the ‘Flag Code of India, 2002’ and ‘The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971’.
  •  Flags made of paper only should be used and such paper Flags should not be discarded or thrown on the ground after the event.
  • Rather, such flags are to be disposed of, in private, consistent with the dignity of the Flag. 
  • The advisory also states that, since plastic flags are not biodegradable like paper flags, wide publicity should be made for not using the National Flag made of plastic.