Right above the National Emblem, a one line mentioning of ‘Government of Punjab’ was also there. Besides being trampled under feet, they are thrown mercilessly in trucks. Thus this symbol of sovereignty is abused daily, knowingly or unknowingly. During a visit to various grain markets, it was found that plastic bags bearing the National Emblem were being treated in extremely shabby manner, with the labourers standing tall on it.
He further stated that the matter stands referred to the Secretary, Govt. of Punjab, Chandigarh and the Secretary Department of Commerce, on June 2, 2014 for appropriate action.
The description and design of the State Emblem of India is mentioned in the State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act 2005. The Emblem consist of the profile of the Lion Capital showing three Lions mounted on the abacus, with a Dharma Chakra in the centre, a bull on the right, a galloping horse on the left and outlines of Dharma Chakras on the extreme right and left, with “Satyamev Jayate” - written in Devanagari script – below the profile of the Lion Capital. It is further stated that incomplete display of the State Emblem of India is violation of the Act.
In this case of railways, Kadyan has demanded lodging of an FIR against the Chairman, Railway Board, for the violation of legislation concerned and insulting State Emblem of India.
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