BS Yeddyurappa, BJP state president, said that his party is not opposed to having a separate flag but flayed Siddaramaiah for taking a unilateral decision, without taking into confidence the Opposition leaders. Has the BJP come across any such provision in the constitution?
What does the law say? It should always be hoisted below the national flag. During agitations and protests in the state, the unofficial flag serves as a protection against mob attacks.
Currently, only Jammu and Kashmir can have a flag as per the special status it enjoys under Article 370 of the Constitution.
"This being the constitutional position, there is no prohibition in the Constitution for the State to have its own flag". "Having a state flag will not disrupt the unity and integrity of the country and will not reduce the stature of the national flag", the Chief Minister added. This is an emotive issue in the state, symbolising all that is associated with Kannada culture, language and above all unity.
As far as Kannadigas can remember, the yellow and red flag has come to be associated with Karnataka and Kannadigas.
In addition, they argue that considering all states have their own insignia and many states also have their own anthems, would having a state flag make a big difference?
Speaking to the media after the cabinet meeting, Jayachandra said there is no Act that prohibits a state's individual flag. They feel that allowing one state to have its own flag could trigger demands from others states too. "The flag controversy provided ammunition to the BJP, just when we were going after them on issues such as lynching by cow vigilantes", said a senior Congress leader. He designed a flag with yellow and red around 1965. The flag symbolises auspiciousness and well-being of the state. However, the proposal was quashed after seeking the law department's advice.
Challenged by a Kannada activist in court, alleging the misuse of the state flag by the party to influence the support of the people, Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen of the Karnataka High Court questioned the validity of such an imposition. Eventually, on October 4, 2012, it withdrew the notification ordering the hoisting of the Kannada flag on government offices on November 1.
The move has been made ahead of the state Assembly polls next year. "The Congress government is using this issue to divert attention from some recent controversies", he said.
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