- What does it symbolize?
- Where is it hosted?
- When is the national flag kept half-mast?
- Which memory does the blood red color bear?
- How do you feel for your national flag?
- How can you uphold its honor?
Answer: Every free nation has a national flag of its own. It is the symbol of independence and sovereignty of a free, country. Bangladesh is also a free country. So, she has got a flag of her own. Her people feel proud of her flag because it means that Bangladesh is a free and sovereign country. It reminds us of the valiant struggle of our freedom fighters to set the country free. Its shape is rectangular having a proportion of 10:6. It is of different sizes according to its use. The flag is hoisted every day on top of our important government buildings and educational institutions. It is hoisted everywhere on the occasions of the Independence Day and the victory day. The national flag is kept half-mast on the occasions of national mourning days. There are two colors. They are green and red. The green is the symbol of the youth and the red is the symbol of the sacrifices of the freedom fighters who laid down their lives. We salute the national flag and remember the supreme sacrifice of our freedom fighters. I feel very proud of my national flag because whenever and wherever I see national flag it reminds me that I am a citizen of a free country. I can uphold its honor by doing our national duties properly.
Our National Flag
Bangladesh is an independent country. As an independent country, we have a national flag. It is the symbol of our nation. Its length and breadth I am in the ratio of 10:6. It is rectangular. It may be made of cotton, linen or silk. The background of the flag is bottle green in color with a sound globe in the center. The bottle green color stands for the everlasting freshness, youth, vigor, and vitality of our nation. The sun is the source of all on earth. Hence, the sun globe signifies that our nation is continuous and everlasting. The blood-red color of the sun globe is memorial for the endless sacrifice of our nation in the bloody struggle for liberation. We are determined to hold the prestige of the national flag up. We are proud of our country.