Demand with Karnataka Education Minister for imposing ban on use of plastic national flags
Bengaluru : Ban should be imposed on use of plastic national flags in schools and colleges etc. in the background of Independence Day. Representation with the above demand was submitted by Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) on 4thAugust to Karnataka Minister Tanveer Sait for primary and secondary education. Kum. Bhavya Gowda, Shri. Manjunath, Shri. Abhilash of HJS and advocate Padmanabh Holla were present on the occasion.
After the programs on Independence Day, children throw plastic and paper national flags on roads or in dust-bins. It is difficult to destroy plastic national flags; therefore, it leads to their abuse. Under clause 51 (A) of Indian Constitution, it is the main duty of every citizen and Government to maintain honour of national flags. Improper use of national flags and its insult is a cognizable offence as per Indian Constitution.
The Government should take firm decisions for prevention of abuse of national flags. Demand was made for imposition of total ban on use of plastic national flags on occasions like Independence Day, Republic Day, annual functions in schools and colleges etc.
Lectures at two schools in Faridabad
Faridabad : Lectures were held at two schools in Shastri Colony by HJS on the subject of maintaining honour of national flags. The lectures were attended by more than 160 students and teachers. Smt. Riddhi Agrawal of HJS gave lecture at New Vidya Mandir senior Secondary School and Kum. Neelu Rana addressed students of Golden Oak Public School, speaking about preventing abuse of national flags.
HJS submits representation to District Collector, additional Superintendent of Police and Tehasildar at Shivmogga and Teerthahalli (Karnataka)
Shivmogga (Karnataka) : Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) submitted representations to District Collector, additional Superintendent of Police (SP) and Tehasildar of Teerthahalli demanding that plastic national flags should not be used on Independence Day since it leads to their abuse. Volunteers of HJS, viz. Shri. Vishwanath Mahesh, Shri. Sundarmurthy, Sou. Selvi, Sou. Sudha Kamat, Kum. Vanita Moger and other devout Hindus were present while submitting representation. At Tirthahalli, Sou. Shobha Gururaj, Shri. Prabhakar Padiyar, Shri. Dinesh, Shri. Padmanabh, Sou. Mamata, Sou. Mohini, Sou. Parvati etc of HJS were present for submission of representation.
Representation submitted to local administration at Delhi
Delhi : HJS submitted representations to Dy. Governor Anil Baijal, Dy. Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodiya’s personal secretary; District Collector Balwant Singh Jaglan and Education Director Sou. Saumya Gupta, demanding prevention of insult of national flags happening in the background of Independence Day. Shri. Sudarshan Gupta and Shri. Kartik Salunkhe of HJS submitted the representations.
District Collector Balwant Singh Jaglan was explained various activities undertaken by Sanatan Sanstha and HJS when he commended the activities. He promised to have discussions about representation in meeting and to extend as much help as he can.
Representation submitted at Gurugram (Haryana) to Dy. Commissioner
Representation was submitted to Dy. Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh on behalf of HJS for taking action to prevent abuse of national flags generally observed on Independence Day. He was informed about the drive undertaken by HJS since past 14 years for this purpose.
Representation submitted to Tehasildat at Ambajogai (Dist. Beed)
Ambajogai (Dist. Beed) : National flag is the identity of sacrifices made by thousands of revolutionaries, including their life. Its abuse should be stopped was the demand made by Hindu Janajagruti Samiti through representation submitted to Tehasildar Shri. Suryakant Avad. Shri. Balaji Suravase, Shri. Balaji Bharajkar, Shri. Datta Mane, Shri. Bhagavat Kale, Shri. Sandip Pundit, Shri. Akash Chaure, Shri. Govind Havale, Shri. Mangesh Baraskar etc were present on the occasion.
Representation submitted at Pusad
Action should be taken for implementation of High Court’s orders for prevention of abuse of national flag ! – Representation submitted to local administration
Pusad (Dist. Yeotmal) : Representation was submitted to Police Thanedar Shri. Khillare and Dy. zonal officer Shri. Hingole for prevention of abuse of national flags.
Shri. Ravi Gyanchnadani of ‘Shriram Janmotsav Samiti’, Shri. Bharat Anna Penshanwar, BJP’s Shri. Dhanubhau Atre, Shri. Vishwas Bhavare and volunteers of HJS were present on the occasion.