Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10:
Odisha Khadi and Gramodyog Board will start manufacturing the national flag in the state starting next year.
Chairman of the board Tejeshwar Parida provided the information yesterday while speaking at the week-long ‘Tiranga Festival’ held in Bhubaneswar yesterday to mark ‘Kranti Divas’. The festival is the first of its kind initiative in the whole country.
The festival is showcasing nine varieties of flags of various shapes made by Khadi board of Karnataka.
It may be noted that the Union Government has authorised only the Khadi Boards to make the national flag. As of now, the tricolor national flag, popularly known as tiranga, is being manufactured only in Karnataka and Mumbai.