New Delhi: The Vice President flagged off the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ bike rally of MPs from Red Fort to India Gate today. The rally was organised by the Ministry of Culture to amplify the awareness of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’, the Govt of India initiative to inculcate a personal connect between the citizens of India and the National Flag. Various Union Ministers too participated in the bike rally.
Minister for Commerce and Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Pralhad Joshi, Minister for Culture, Shri Kishan Reddy, Minister of Women and Child Development of India, Smt Smriti Irani, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of India, Shri Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs & Culture, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ministers of State for External Affairs, Smt Meenakshi Lekhi and Shri V. Muraleedharan and a large number of MPs participated in the event.
On the occasion, Shri Naidu said the Independence Day celebrations must “remind us of the in numerous sacrifices our freedom fighters had to make in their struggle against colonial rule”. He also called for recounting tales of bravery and social harmony from the freedom struggle. “As we proudly hoist our national flag, we also reflect and uphold our national values of oneness, harmony and universal brotherhood”, he suggested.
On the occasion Union Minister for Culture, Tourism, DoNER Shri G.K Reddy said that we all must work together to make this Har Ghar Tiranga campaign a grand success.
At the event, Union Minister of state for Culture Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal said that Tiranga is a symbol which unites the entire country. He also added that the Bike Rally will help in taking the message to the people that they should hoist the Tiranga on the 75th independence day at their homes and achieve the goal of Har Ghar Tiranga.
On the occasion, Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs, Smt Meenakshi Lekhi said that taking forward the clarion call of PM Narendra Modi on Har Ghar Tiranga, we all MPs and young leaders have all have come together will full enthusiasm to be a part of this campaign. She added “As we are celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, we should unite and work together to keep our national flag flying high.”