As another Independence Day approaches us, let us congratulate India’s only official Tricolour manufacturing unit located in Bengeri Village in Hubli, in North Karnataka. Tulsageri village in Bagalkot district of Karnataka weaves the special khadi cloth used to make the flag – and works pretty much non-stop. The Karnataka Khadi Gramodyog Samyukta Sangha was founded in 1957 by freedom fighter Shri Venkatesh Magadi.
They have supplied over 3 crore flags to Indian Government offices in just the past 3 years. The flags need to meet exacting standards laid out by the ISB – The Bureau of Indian Standards. It would also be amazing to know that the official flags are manufactured in only nine sizes measuring from 0.5×0.3 feet (the smallest) to 21×14 feet (the biggest). All Indians need to visit both of these villages…
- 2 Aug 2018