Under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and campaign ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, all Post Offices across the country will remain open on all days up to Independence Day 2022, including on holidays.
The offices will function all days to facilitate the sale and distribution of National Flags under Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign.
All delivery Post Offices and other important post offices, across the country will be functional to the extent for supporting this public campaign.
Ministry of Communications informed that special arrangements will be made for the sale of Tricolour on August 7, 9 and 14, 2022 through at least one counter at Post Offices. Special arrangements will also be made for the delivery of the National Flags in all delivery Post Offices.
In Maharashtra circle alone, National Flags have been supplied to 10,939 post offices for sale. More than six lakhs eighteen thousand flags have been supplied to Post offices, of which more than two lakh eighty-six thousand flags have already been sold. Post Offices in Left Wing Extremist affected areas in Maharashtra have also engaged in the sale of Tirangas, the ministry said in its release
To encourage people to participate in the campaign, banners and selfie boards related to Har Ghar Tiranga campaign have been installed in various post offices. The Maharashtra Circle Division has organized 24 prabhat pheri in different locations in Maharashtra and Goa to enlighten the public on the importance of the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign.
A total of 9,087 post offices across West Bengal, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are selling the Triolour at a nominal price. An India Post official told PTI that around 90,000 Tirangas were sold from the post offices from August 1 till August 6 in the West Bengal circle.