J&K Govt Orders Hoisting Tricolour On Buildings, Offices

Srinagar: The Union Territory administration headed by Lt-Governor Manoj Sinha has now set itself a target to paint the skyline of Jammu & Kashmir in patriotic colours of India.

The LG administration Monday ordered hoisting of tricolour at the all government buildings and offices across Kashmir Valley.

The circular in this regard was issued by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, P K Pole last week to almost all major government departments in the Valley.

“The Indian National Flag represents the hope and aspiration of the people of India. It is a symbol of our national pride. There is universal affection and respect for, and loyalty to the National Flag,” Pole writes in the order issued on March 25, 2021

“As such it is enjoined upon all Deputy Commissioners/ Head of the departments/ Directors of Kashmir division to ensure hoisting of National Flag on all government buildings/ offices on all days and occasions, ceremonial or otherwise with the dignity & honour of National Flag,” it adds.

Pertinently, Piyush Singla, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag on Saturday last issued a circular directing the district administration to hoist tricolour at all the government buildings within 15 days.

“It has been impressed upon all district, sectoral, tehsil and block level officers to comply with the directions therein and ensure that the National Flag is flown on all Government buildings within a period of 15 days. The district heads have further been instructed to submit the progress report on a daily basis in this regard” , stated a press statement issued by the office of Deputy Commissioner Anantnag.

Earlier, Divisional Commissioner Jammu on Friday directed all the Deputy Commissioners and Heads of the Departments to hoist tricolour atop government buildings on the directions of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha.

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