The Har Ghar Tiranga campaign seems to have caught on with a viral vengeance. As the country steps into its 76th year of Independence on August 15, it is also time to close in the Azaadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav year-long celebrations.
Across the nation, digital portals and tele media channels splashed images of a vibrant celebration. Homes, offices, schools and even moving vehicles, the tricolor was seen fluttering from et al. However, the most definitive image seemed to be from pavement dwellings and their makeshift tarpaulin sheet roofs which did not mind accomodating a small hole to fit in the Tiranga for Har Ghar Tiranga campaign
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To get into the feel of I-Day, Vibes of India moved around the Bhaipura vicinity in the Maninagar area. Dilip bhai and Tapi ben are among the many bare-footed vendors who abound the traffic signal points selling their wares. The couple live in a square contraption on the footpath.
“We are proud to be Indians. However, for people like us, true freedom is living a content life, free from poverty. Some leaders were distributing the flag and so we got ours,” was Tapi’s reply when asked how did they manage to buy the same.
The hand-to-mouth- existence notwithstanding, the pocket had an unmistakable festive feel to its little shanties. Each household had their own Tiranga and with it, a distinct dream to make it in India someday.
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