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National flag to be hoisted at govt, private buildings on Dec 16

DHAKA, The national flag will be hoisted atop all government, semigovernment, autonomous, private buildings as well as diplomatic missions abroad as part of the Victory Day celebration programme on December 16.

According to the Bangladesh Constitution, the national flag shall consist

of a circle, coloured red throughout its area, resting on a green background,

said an official handout.

As per Bangladesh Flag Rules, 1972 the 'National Flag' will be in bottle

green and rectangular in size in the proportion of length to width 10: 6

bearing a red circle on the body of the green.

The red circle will have a radius of onefifth of the length of the flag.

There are three sizes of the flag for buildings 10'x6', 5'x3' and

21/2'x11/2'

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)