On any auspicious occasion, the national flag is hoisted on prominent government offices and private institutes. Even during the World Cup, all streets of Calcutta had long yards of the Tricolour hanging from lamposts and hoardings. But once the occasion is over, no one bothers to remove the flag or replace it with a new one even after it becomes discoloured and torn. What impression do tourists get'
Jyoti Baksi, Heysham Row.