Union Minister G Kishan Reddy
on Saturday flagged off a Tiranga
bike rally on the occasion of 75 years of India
‘s independence. After flagging off the rally, the minister said that all have to maintain the unity of the country. “This is not a matter of politics, of Government. This is a matter of the country, of 130 crore people of the country, of Tiranga, of patriotism,” Reddy said in Delhi.
The central minister urged the opposition parties to stop giving statements against Har Ghar Tiranga. “Nobody listens to Opposition. Everyone is standing with Tiranga, worshipping and saluting it, participating in Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. I want everyone to participate in this on 15th August. I urge parties to stop giving statements (against Har Ghar Tiranga),” he was quoted as saying by ANI.
This comes days after the Centre organised a Tiranga bike rally for MPs from Red Fort to Vijay Chowk near the Parliament. The rally was organised by the Culture Ministry to amplify the awareness of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’, the government initiative to inculcate a personal connection between the citizens of India and the national flag. Various Union Ministers too participated in the bike rally.