Will a ban on national flags from plastic help???
However, despite the ban, the use of plastic flags continues unabated. Every year, plastic flags flood the market on the eve of the national festivals. They are also sold at traffic junctions.
So far, no noticeable action has been taken by the authorities to curb the practice. In spite of being aware of the ban, shopkeepers continue to sell national flags made of plastic and some school authorities also allow them on their campuses.
One of the main reasons they cite for using plastic flags is that they are cheap.
After the celebrations are over, these flags will be found strewn all over the stadiums, school and college campuses, and streets. By using plastic flags they are only denigrating the tricolour, said S.V. Somanatti, secretary of the Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha wh ...more
Paper flags much good.