Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to the people of the country to put a DP (display picture) of the tricolor. Congress leaders are also changing the DP of their social media accounts but that is something different. In fact, in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s request to the people to put ‘tricolor’ as the profile picture of his social media account, the Congress on Wednesday said that its leader should have a picture of the country’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru with the tricolor in his hand. DP (Display Picture).
Tricolor was not hoisted for 52 years after independence
Targeting the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the main opposition party also asked that those who did not hoist the tricolor at their headquarters for 52 years after independence, would they obey the Prime Minister? Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh tweeted that at the Lahore session of 1929, Pandit Nehru had said while hoisting the flag on the banks of river Ravi, “Once again you have to remember that now this flag has been unfurled. The tricolor should not be bowed, the woman, the child is alive. The countrymen did the same. Jairam Ramesh said that we are putting DP of our leader Nehru with tricolor in hand. But it seems the message of the Prime Minister did not reach his family. Will you agree?”
Sangh people, now adopt the tricolor
Congress’s media and publicity chief Pawan Khera shared screen shots of the RSS and its chief Mohan Bhagwat’s Twitter profile, saying that Sangh people, now adopt the tricolor.” Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Bharatiya Janata Party. (BJP) President JP Nadda and other leaders of the ruling party at the Center on Tuesday put ‘tricolor’ on the ‘display’ picture of their social media accounts and urged people to do the same. Let us discuss here that Prime Minister Modi had said in the ‘Mann Ki Baat’ program last Sunday that the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is turning into a mass movement. He had requested people to put ‘tricolor’ as their profile picture on their social media accounts between August 2 and August 15.