Khadi Gram Udyog records huge drop in Tri-Colour Flag order this Independence day

  • | Monday | 10th August, 2020

Last year this time the unit had orders of around 12,000 flags. This year it isn’t even 10% as of now.

Meerut-bases Khadi Gram Udyog manufacturing unit is facing a drastic drop in the sales of Tri-colour flag this year. Normally before Independence day the unit witness a bulk of the around 15,000 orders from parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and West Bengal.

Officials said that the Covid-19 pandemic has totally ruined business this year. Secretary Prithvi Singh Rawat said, “This year is unprecedented. We usually sell flags worth Rs. 30 lakh around this time. There is hardly any business this year.”

Last year this time the unit had orders of around 12,000 flags. This year it isn’t even 10% as of now.


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