Huge Demand of Indian Flags After ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Campaign
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – Textile traders in Surat, the country’s largest textile market have received orders for more than 5 crore national flags.
The government’s Har Ghar Tiranga campaign to celebrate the 75th year of independence has led to an unprecedented demand for the national flag across the Country.
Traders’ associations said that manufacturing mills are working day and night to deliver flags on time. Wherever there are textile markets in states like Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, etc. people have started making our national flags leaving other routine work. Generally, flags of sizes 9×6, 18×12, 16×24, 20×30 and 53×35 are in high demand in the markets.
The demand of national flag is such that even textile traders in Surat alone, the country’s largest textile market, has received orders for more than 5 crore national flags.
After the central government made the tricolor campaign a part of Corporate Social Responsibility, companies across the country have also started ordering flags.
“Generally, there was a demand for national flags in the country around January 26, August 15 and October 2, but in the last two years due to Covid, the programs of these national festivals did not take place on a large scale, due to which the stock unused then were in the market currently but after the call of Prime Minister Modi and efforts by central government and the state governments to celebrate the Har ghar tiranga campaign on a large scale and CAIT appealed to trade organizations across the country to join this campaign, the demand for tricolor flags in all the states of the country has increased tremendously,” a source said.