Competitive Exams: Political Science Study Material New Flag Code

The New Flag Code

  • One can hoist the flag only from sunrise to sunset.

  • The ratio of width to length of the flag should be 2: 3

  • Don't print it on a costume, cushion or napkin either.

  • Don't use as a shroud for funerals

  • Don't drape the Flag on vehicles.

  • Don't hoist it upside down. Must not touch the ground.

  • Must fly higher than all other flags except that of the UN or other nations.

  • Don't fly a damaged flag.

  • The amended code came into effect from January 26, 2003.