Telangana Governor inaugurates Photo Exhibition on ‘Telugu Freedom Fighters’, as Part of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ Celebrations.

Hyderabad: A Photo exhibition on Telugu freedom fighters as part of Har Ghar Tiranga campaign was inaugurated by Governor of Telangana, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan at Salarajung Museum in here on Monday. The Governor exhorted people of Telangana to hoist the National Flag atop their houses from August 13th to 15th as part of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, an initiative launched by the Prime Minister to make the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ truly a participative people’s movement. 

“We must celebrate the 75 years of Independence with great pride, honour, and happiness. Ours is the largest democracy in the world and we must take pride in it,” said the Governor.  “Reminiscing the freedom struggle and the freedom fighters is the need of the hour. I am requesting youngsters to visit this exhibition and get motivated and re-dedicate themselves to the service of the nation”, she added.

Going around the photo panels on the evolution of the Triclour, the Governor remarked that the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign would re-kindle the connect with the national flag which is the foundation of our common identity as Indians. Appreciating the efforts of the Central Bureau of Communication of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in putting together the exhibition on prominent Telugu Freedom fighters, she said that it would be a great enabler in getting the next generation knows about the sacrifices made by our forefathers towards the freedom they enjoy today.  

To enable wider participation of citizens, the landmark step of amending the Flag Code of the country was carried out on July 20, 2022 to allow the national flag of India to be flown during the day and night. Addressing the nation during the 91st edition of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called upon all citizens to hoist the national flag from their homes and change their display pictures on social media platforms to the image of the ‘Tiranga’. The campaign begun on the second of August in the national capital, which happens to be the birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, the designer of the Indian national flag.

S. Venkateswar Director General (South Zone), Ranjana Dev Sarmah ADG (CBC- New Delhi), Dr. A. Nagender Reddy, Director, Salar Jung Museum, Shruti Patil. Director, PIB and CBC, Dr. Manas Krishnakant, Dy.Director, PIB, I.Haribabu, AD, CBC and other dignitaries and officials from Press Information Bureau, Central Bureau of Communication participated in the event.