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Will a ban on national flags from plastic help???

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Asked by cyrus irani, 15 Aug '10 07:54 am
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Hi Cyrus , Every year ahead of the Independence Day and Republic Day government authorities issue orders reminding the public about the ban on sale and use of national flags made of plastic.

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
Answered by Musfer, 15 Aug '10 07:58 am

 
  
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Plastic on any form must be banned.
Paper flags much good.
Answered by chakrabani, 15 Aug '10 08:48 am

 
  
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Ban will not be of help,instead we need to be liberal in our attitude which we pretend so easily hurt by the symbols being flouted.Must we mind thas the symbols are symbols,the do not confirm to color size,length width nor the intentions can be doubted.Its not good to keep on sticking to false prides.
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 15 Aug '10 08:07 am

 
  
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No.
Answered by Kumar Hiranandani, 15 Aug '10 07:59 am

 
  
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