Mysuru: As part of Har Ghar Tiranga campaign from Saturday August 13 to Monday August 15 , staff of South Western Railway, Mysuru Division hoisted the national flag at their houses and in all 118 Railway Stations across Mysuru Division.
The Personnel Branch of Mysuru Division had distributed 6,500 tricolour flags to all the employees of the Division. To create awareness among public to hoist the National Flag at their houses, announcements are being made at stations. Posters have been displayed at prominent places of various railway stations to make them aware about Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. Apart from the above, Selfie Stands on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Har Ghar Tiranga Theme have been installed at 10 major railway stations over Mysuru Division viz., Mysuru, Hassan, Subrahmanya Road, Arsikere, Shivamogga Town, Davanagere, Harihar, Chitradurga and at Mysuru Divisional Office. Har Ghar Tiranga stickers have also been pasted on locomotives and coaches.
‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign is launched by Government of India to encourage people to bring the Tiranga home and hoist it to mark the 75 years of India’s independence. The idea behind the initiative is to invoke the feeling of patriotism in the hearts of the people and promote awareness about our National Flag. Apart from hoisting the National Flag at their houses, people can also pin a flag virtually at www.harghartiranga.com, along with posting a Selfie with flag on the site.
The members of South Western Railway Women’s Welfare Organisation distributed national flags to the licensed Railway Sahayaks and contract housekeeping staff working at Mysuru Railway Station for free of cost to celebrate the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ an initiative announced by the Union Government.
Pooja Agarwal, President SWRWWO appealed to the gathering to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by hoisting the national flag at their
residential buildings between August 13 and 15 to make the event a grand success.