Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar flagged off ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ bike rally in Delhi organised by the Ministry of Culture as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to spread awareness on the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign.
A Government of India initiative to foster a sense of patriotism, the campaign aims to connect the people of India and the National Flag in the spirit of “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat”.
Addressing the participants, the VP said, “It is an occasion to celebrate our joy, accomplishments, and achievements and give respect to our Tiranga.” He called upon them to be proud Indians and always put the nation first.
“Take pride in your historical achievements. The world is stunned in recognition of your historical achievements,” Dhankhar said. Appreciating the enthusiasm and amicable atmosphere, he extolled that in 2047, when India completes 100 years of its independence, it would be at the top on the global stage.
The bike rally was flagged off from Hall No. 14 of Pragati Maidan and passed through Bhairon Marg towards India Gate. It took a complete circle of India Gate and concluded at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, opposite the National War Memorial. The occasion also saw lively cultural performances paying tribute to the nation and evoking a sense of patriotism.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Development of North Eastern Region, G. Kishan Reddy said, “Like last year we all must unite again and make the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign successful.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur urged every Indian to come out and celebrate Independence Day with fervour. “The tricolour is our national pride, symbol of our unity, freedom and patriotism. It represents the legacy of our great nation and the sacrifices of the brave daughters and sons of India.”