Prime Minister Narendra Modi changed his picture on all his Social media handles to “Tiranga” on Tuesday ahead of Independence Day celebrations in the country. Prime Minister Modi on Sunday told all citizens of the country to turn the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign into a mass movement.
PM Modi urges citizens of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi advised all the citizens to display the national flag at their homes and use the ‘tiranga’ as a display picture on their social media accounts between August 2 and August 15 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.
The Prime Minister took to twitter and said “It is a special 2nd August today! At a time when we are marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, our nation is all set for #HarGharTiranga, a collective movement to celebrate our Tricolour. I have changed the DP on my social media pages and urge you all to do the same.”
It is a special 2nd August today! At a time when we are marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, our nation is all set for #HarGharTiranga, a collective movement to celebrate our Tricolour. I have changed the DP on my social media pages and urge you all to do the same. pic.twitter.com/y9ljGmtZMk
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 2, 2022
What is so special about 2nd August?
To all the people who are wondering what is so special about August 2, then it is the birth anniversary of Pingli Venkhaiya who designed the National Flag and to honour him and for celebrating “Azadi ka Amrit Mohatsav,” PM Modi asked all the citizens to change their profile picture to “Tiranga.”
Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav
The official journey of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav commenced on 12th March 2021 which started a 75-week countdown to our 75th anniversary of independence and will end post a year on 15th August 2023.
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative by the Government of India to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of independence and glorious history and culture of India. The Mahotsav symbolises the awakening of the nation, the festival of fulfilling the dream of good governance and global peace and development.
Themes of Azadi ka Amrit Mohotsav
- Freedom Struggle: Commemorating milestones in history, unsung heroes, etc.
- Revolt: Reinforcing commitments to specific goals and targets.
- Actions: Highlighting steps being taken to implement policies and actualise commitments.
- Achievements: Showcasing evolution and progress across different sectors.