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Republic Day 2023: Why doesn’t the Prime Minister hoist the tricolor on Republic Day? know the reason

India is going to celebrate its 74th Republic Day this time. Like every year, this year also our tricolor flag will be hoisted by the President.

Republic Day 2023: This time India is going to celebrate its 74th Republic Day. Like every year, this year also our tricolor flag will be hoisted by the President. But have you ever had a question in your mind that when the Prime Minister hoists the flag from the Red Fort on August 15, why doesn’t he hoist the flag on January 26? If you are not aware of this, then no problem, let us tell you why this happens…

In fact, on August 15, the Prime Minister hoists the flag, while on January 26, the President hoists the flag. There is a very small difference between these two, but most people do not know.

Why doesn’t the PM hoist the tricolor on 26 January?

Significantly, our country got independence on 15 August 1947. At that time the Prime Minister was the head of the country, due to this our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the flag from the Red Fort. On the other hand, on January 24, Dr. Rajendra Prasad had taken the oath of the President and he had now become the first citizen of the country. That’s why the President hoists the flag on 26 January.

There is a difference in the place of hoisting the flag

Please tell that the program of Independence Day takes place at the Red Fort. On this day the Prime Minister hoists the flag. At the same time, the program of Republic Day takes place on the Rajpath. On this day the President hoists the flag.

Now know the difference between Flag Hoisting and Flag Unfurling

Our tricolor is waved or unfurled in two ways. The flag which is hoisted by pulling it from above is called flag hoisting. On the other hand, on Republic Day, the national flag is tied up, it is simply unfurled, it is called flag unfurling.

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