A video of Hathras government school in which a teacher is being asked the students to pay Rs 15 per head for Tiranga has been widely shared on social media.
In the viral video, the school teacher can be seen demanding Rs 15 from each student for Tiranga to celebrate Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on India’s 75th Independence day.
Sharing the video, Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party has accused the BJP of collecting money from the school children in the name of Har Ghar Tricolor campaign. Teachers in Hathras government schools are charging money from children for the national flag, the SP tweeted.
The teacher, who was addressing the school children in the prayer assembly, can also be seen saying that the school is asking for the money after the orders of the Central and state governments to celebrate the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi. For this, everyone has to bring 15-15 rupees to hoist the flag, he said in the viral video.
Har Ghar Tiranga is a campaign under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to encourage the people for hoisting the tricolour at home to mark the 75th year of India’s independence.
From August 13 to 15, the tricolour should be hoisted at every house in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had appealed to the people of the country.
Under the Central government’s Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, the educational institutions have also been instructed to organize competitions and quizzes related to the Indian tricolour
The Tricolor has also been manufactured on a large scale under the pan India campaign and it will inculcate the feeling of patriotism among the people and they will understand more about the tricolour.
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