Salauddin Mondal who runs a taxtile manufacturing unit in Kolkata has been shortlisted as one of the nine flag suppliers by the Ministry of Culture.

‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ is an initiative under the aegis of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ which aims to invoke a feeling of patriotism in people.

People are encouraged to hoist the tricolor in their homes and workplaces.

They can also pin a flag virtually at along with posting a selfie with the flag on the site.

The government has set a target of voluntary hoisting of 250 million flags at homes across India.

The programme is likely to generate a demand for around 30 crore national flags.

On July 20, the central government amended the national flag code to make it easier for people to hoist the flag at their homes.

Saluddin Mondal’s Uddin enterprises has already delivered around 30 lakh national flags across the country.