Indian Coast Guard Celebrates ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ 

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By: Joymala Bagchi
Updated: 13 August, 2022 7:59 am IST

KOLKATA: Indian Coast Guard Regional Headquarters North East at Kolkata celebrated Har Ghar Tiranga on Friday.

The drive under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav‘s initiative, the government of India, has planned a series of events to commemorate the 75 years of Independence.

On this occasion, Coast Guard personnel interacted with students at schools in Kolkata, Paradip, Gopalpur and Haldia and colleges in Paradip and Kolkata.

During these interactions, the students were briefed about the history of the country and the Flag Code. The students participated enthusiastically in these interactions, during which national flags were distributed.

Simultaneously, the Coast Guard District Headquarters in West Bengal and Odisha undertook Community Interaction Programmes (CIPs) at various fishing villages along the coast of the two coastal states.

During the programme, the villagers were apprised of the importance of the national campaign and the role that the fishing community plays in the security of the nation.

National flags were also distributed to the fisher folks, followed by flag hoisting. The Coast Guard ships are also engaged in the distribution of National flags to fishing boats operating at sea.

Additionally, walkathons and cycle rallies are being conducted at Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Paradip, Gopalpur and Frazerganj to spread awareness amongst the local populace about the importance of 75th Independence day.

All Coast Guard buildings including offices and residential areas are being decorated in National colours in the two states of West Bengal and Odisha between 11-17 August 22. Coast Guard is also organizing various activities all along 7516 Kms of our coastline.

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