Report of HJS drive for maintaining honour of national flags in various districts of Maharashtra

Memorandum submitted to Police and local government administrations at Sangli, Kolhapur, Sambhajinagar and Jalna !

At Ajra (Dist Kolhapur), the Nayab Tehsildar Sanjay Kambale (on left) receiving a memorandum from HJS activists Ganesh Jadhav, Anandrao Sathe, Abhijit Sathe, Pravin Patil

Every year, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti undertakes a drive in the background of Independence Day for the prevention of abuse of the national flags by the citizens while celebrating this Day. Under this drive, the memorandum has been submitted to the Police department, local government administrations, elected representatives, school management etc creating awareness in them for prevention of abuse of the national flags. The demands made through the memorandum are taking action against vendors of plastic national flags and giving instructions to the concerned machinery for prevention of abuse of national flags since they are found lying everywhere on roads on 16th August. This drive has been undertaken by HJS for many years in the past and is showing good results. At many places, it has been successful in preventing the abuse of national flags. Let us see a report on memoranda submitted in various districts.

1. Ajra – The Education Officer promised to forward the memorandum to the Principals of all schools, for necessary action.

Education Officer B. C. Gurav (on left) receiving a memorandum in Panchayat Samiti at Ajra (Dist Kolhapur) from Abhijit Sathe and others

2. Shahuwadi

Thane Amaldar Bajirao Shingan receiving the memorandum from Dr. Sanjay Gandhi along with others

3.Shirol (Dist Kolhapur)

Police Naik S S Kumbhar (on left) receiving the memorandum from HJS activists

4. Tasgaon (Dist Sangli)

Assistant Police Inspector D. P. Darade (on right) receiving a memorandum from activists of HJS and other devout Hindus

5. Tasgaon (Dist Sangli)

Tehsildar Smt Kalpana Dhavale (on right) being handed over the memorandum by HJS activists and devout Hindu activists viz. Prashant Khandagale, Shiv Sena’s Kamgar Sanghatana’s Dy District President Sachin Chavan


Tehsildar Shankar Laad, general administration receiving the memorandum from HJS activists viz. Purushottam Jatawale, Nandkishore Bakharia, Ganesh Vyavahare, Shashank Deshmukh and Prakash Kulkarni

7. Jalna

HJS activists Jagadish Shinde and Ravindra Varagane handing over the memorandum to Tehsildar Padgham of District Collector’s office at Jalna


HJS activists Ravindra Ambilvade, Sachin Kadam, Krushna Biyani, Sachin Mile submitted the memorandum to Asaram Vithoba Khade, a senior clerk at Tehsildar’s office, Ambad

Demand to take action against insult of the national flag, memorandum submitted at different administrative offices, Police and Education Departments in Pune district

HJS activist Raghunath Dhobale handing over the memorandum to Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Commissioner Rajesh Patil (on right)

Pune – On 11th August, Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) submitted a memorandum to local government administrative offices, Police and Education Department etc demanding action to maintain honour of the national flags. The memoranda were submitted to Assistant Police Inspector, Sahakarnagar police station, Dattawadi police station, Marketyard police station etc besides sending emails to the Superintendent of Police (Gramin), Haveli (Pune) and Daund Tehsildar.

HJS activist Raghunath Dhobale handing over a memorandum to Manchak Ippar, Dy. Police Commissioner of Pimpri-Chinchwad Police Commissioner’s office, Pune

Similar memoranda were also submitted at the offices of Education Officer, Secondary and Technical Education Pune, Municipal Corporation. Pune Sports-Chief Rajendra Dhumane accepted the memorandum on behalf of the Education (Primary) Officer Pune. He praised HJS drive.

Dy. Police Commissioner Anand Bhoite, Pimpri-Chinchwad Police Commissioner’s office (Circle 2) receiving the memorandum from Raghunath Dhobale of HJS

Dy Secretary at Pune District Collector’s office Shubhangi Gonjare received the memorandum on behalf of Pune District Collector. Dy Police Commissioner of Special Branch, Mitesh Gatthe also received the memorandum and after going through the whole memorandum, said that necessary orders would be issued. Devout Hindus Ramnath Sadbhaiya, Manoharlal Unecha and Krushna Patil of HJS were present on the occasion.

(On right) Shubhangi Gonjare, Dy. Secretary, Pune District Collector’s office, receiving a memorandum from devout Hindu Ramnath Sadbhaiya and Krushnaji Patil of HJS

HJS submits memorandum at police stations in Thane

Thane, 15th August – There are T-shirts and masks available in the markets which are against the Code of National Flag. Action should, therefore, be taken against the vendors and abuse of the national flag should be stopped. A memorandum with the above demand was submitted by Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) at Ambernath, Badlapur and Kalwa police stations in Thane district. Mr Vineet More of ‘Shri Shiv-Pratishthan’ and Mr Ulhas Chaudhari of HJS submitted the memorandum at Badlapur police station while Sanatan Sanstha’s seekers and activists of HJS submitted such memorandum at the other places.

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