The folks of Sirudamur village in Chengalpattu district have been hoisting the Tricolour daily with out fail since August 15, 2018. “For the last two years, every morning at 8.45 a.m. a person has been hoisting the National Flag. After that Tamil Thai Vazhthu is sung followed by the National Anthem. At 4 p.m. the flag is brought down,” S. Vijayakrishnan, Associate Vice President, Esaf Small Finance Bank and the man behind this initiative, advised IANS.
He mentioned the village has about 400 homes and one particular person has agreed to hold out the flag obligation daily and if he is not capable of do it for some motive on any explicit day, then another particular person fills in.
He mentioned the motive behind the observe is to instill a way of patriotism and nationwide satisfaction in the folks, significantly amongst the youth and kids.
The Tamil Thai Vazhthu and National Anthem are performed out on loudspeakers they usually echo throughout the village daily for the good thing about the residents.
Vijayakrishnan was impressed by such a observe in Jammikunta city in Telangana where the National Anthem is performed daily.
“A new flag is hoisted on Republic Day and Independence Day. In case of any damage to the flag during the year a new flag is bought,” Vijayakrishnan mentioned.
He mentioned when the concept was first mooted the villagers readily agreed.
The flagpole was put in at the village neighborhood centre which is close to a major faculty.
Vijayakrishnan rues that the village doesn’t have a highschool regardless of having a superb variety of college students.
“From sixth standard upwards students have to walk or cycle about 8 km to attend school. This is one of the reasons for the girl students dropping out after fifth class in the village,” Vijayakrishnan mentioned.
He mentioned the current faculty has just one instructor and there is no bus transport to Sirudamur.
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