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List of dignitaries allowed to fly National Flag on their vehicle

09-APR-2018 14:43
    Car of Indian President

    It is surprising to know that every Indian can’t fly the National Flag on their vehicles.  There are only some dignitaries in our country is allowed to do so. This article is publishing the posts/names of all these dignitaries.

    The Indian National Flag represents the hopes and aspirations of the peoples of India. National Flag of India is the symbol of our national pride. To ensure the dignity of our National Flag; the government of India has made some codes for flying the National Flag.

    The display of National Flag is governed by the provisions of the Emblems and Names (prevention of improper use) Act, 1950 and prevention of insults to National Honour Act, 1971. The Flag Code of India, 2002 is an attempt to bring together all such laws, conventions, instructions related to the National Flag.

    The Flag Code of India, 2002 has listed the name of the dignitaries who can fly the National Flag on their vehicles, whenever they consider it necessary or advisable.

    List of the dignitaries who can fly the National Flag on their vehicle is as follows;

      S.N.

      Name of The Dignitaries

     1.

     The President of India

     2.

     The Vice President of India

     3.

     Governors and Lieutenant Governors

     4.

     Heads of Indian missions/posts abroad in the countries to which they  are accredited

     5.

     Prime Ministers and other Cabinet Ministers

     6.

     Minister of State and Deputy Ministers of the Union

     7.

     Chief Minister and other Cabinet Ministers of a State or Union Territory

     8.

     Minister of State and Deputy Ministers of a State or Union Territory

     9.

     Speaker of the Lok Sabha

     10.

     Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

     11.

     Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha

     12.

     Chairmen of Legislative Councils in the States

     13.

     Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies in the States and Union Territories

     14.

     Deputy Chairmen of Legislative Councils in the States

     15.

     Deputy Speakers of Legislative Assemblies in the States and Union  Territories

     16.

     Chief Justice of India

     17.

     Judges of Supreme Court

     18.

     Chief Justice of the High Court

     19.

     Judges of High Courts

    Note: When a foreign dignitary travels in a car provided by the government of India, our National Flag will be flown on the right side of the car and the flag of the foreign countries will be flown of the left side of the car.

    So from the above list you must get the exact picture that which dignitaries/individuals are allowed to use the National Flag on their cars.


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