Har Ghar Tiranga Yatra: The central government is busy preparing to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence loudly. Under the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, on Wednesday (August 3, 2022), the Members of Parliament took out the Tiranga Yatra on a bike.
The yatra left from the Red Fort in the national capital Delhi. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu along with Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and Piyush Goyal flagged off the tricolor bike rally for MPs from Red Fort. The rally will end at Vijay Chowk. During the tricolor yatra, Union Minister Smriti Irani was seen driving a scooty.
Opposition made distance from tricolor yatra
All the MPs and ministers of the ruling NDA participated in this tricolor march taken out from Delhi’s Red Fort via India Gate to Parliament House on Wednesday morning. However, opposition MPs kept a distance from this event. The war of words between the ruling party and the opposition has intensified after the opposition MPs were sidelined from the bike rally that came out under the tricolor yatra.
Organized by Ministry of Culture
Speaking to the media on Tuesday after the BJP’s parliamentary party meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi had said, ‘This event is being organized by the Ministry of Culture. It is not from BJP side. During this, he appealed to the MPs of all the parties to participate in this event.
MPs of all parties urged to join
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi had urged MPs from all parties to participate in the event. All the MPs were asked to reach the Red Fort at 8:30 am. In the Parliamentary Party meeting, BJP President J.P. Nadda (BJP President JP Nadda) discussed about the programs to be organized from August 09 to August 15 on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the country’s independence. The BJP President emphasized on the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. Also, requested BJP MPs to connect people in their parliamentary constituencies with this.
Tricolor put on social media account
On the other hand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP President J.P. Nadda and other leaders of the ruling parties at the Center had raised the tricolor on their social media accounts on Tuesday. Also, urged people to do the same.