Union Tradition and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Friday accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of insulting the nationwide flag and violating the Flag Code of India throughout his televised press briefings.
In his letter to Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal in Hindi on Thursday, Patel mentioned the inexperienced stripes within the flags displayed behind Kejriwal throughout his current video conferences had been distorted and enlarged, whereas the white central stripes lowered.
In his letter addressed to Delhi Lieutenant Governor, Prahlad Singh Patel mentioned, “At any time when Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a televised briefing, my consideration is usually drawn to the nationwide flag behind his chair… it’s in violation of the Structure. The nationwide flag has been used for the aim of ornament.”
“The center white portion seems to be lowered and looks as if it has been added to inexperienced half, which isn’t in accordance with the foundations given in 1.three of Half 1 of the Indian Flag Code specified by the ministry of residence affairs, Authorities of India. The style during which the flag has been put in, it seems that as a substitute of giving due respect to the nationwide flag, it seems for use for adornment,” he additionally mentioned.
This letter comes on the identical day when Kejriwal made a televised enchantment to the central authorities and sought the procurement of US pharmaceutical firm Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine as quickly as potential to inoculate youngsters.
“We shud procure this vaccine asap for our kids,” Kejriwal tweeted, citing a information story on fast-track approval sought by the corporate.
Kejriwal has been important with the centre over its administration of the Covid pandemic.