Flag of India: The Indian National Flag is the symbol of our national pride. There are set of rules for hoisting the Tricolour in the organisations/agencies, home, offices and other places that we should follow.
Flag Code of India, 2002: Flag Code of India is an attempt to bring together all laws, conventions, practices and instructions for the guidance and benefit of all concerned in regard to the Flag of India.
Rule for hoisting flag at home
When hoisting the National Flag at home, citizens should stay consistent with the dignity and honour of the National Flag. Remember to keep a few following points in mind:
(i) whenever the National Flag is displayed, it should occupy the position of honour and should be distinctly placed;
(ii) a damaged National Flag should not be displayed;
(iii) the Flag should not be flown from a single masthead simultaneously with any other flag or flags;
(iv) the Flag should not be flown on any vehicle except in accordance with the provisions contained in Section IX of Part III of this Code;
(v) when the Flag is displayed flat and horizontal on a wall, the saffron band should be uppermost and when displayed vertically, the saffron band shall be on the right with reference to the Flag (i.e. left to the person facing the Flag);
(vi) to the extent possible, the Flag should conform to the specifications prescribed in Part I of this Code.
(vii) no other flag or bunting should be placed higher than or above or side by side with the National Flag; nor should any object including flowers or garlands or emblem be placed on or above the Flag-mast from which the Flag is flown;
(viii) The Flag made of paper may be waived by the public on occasions of important national, cultural and sports