Amritsar : Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia unfurled national flag upside down at Guru Nanak Auditorium.
He addressed the gathering after unfurling the national flag the green colour in the flag was upside.
When Majithia was unfurling the national flag at that time Deputy Commissioner Mr. Ravi Bhagat and Commissioner Amritsar Police Mr. Jatinder Singh Aulakh were also saluting the national flag along with Majitha on dais.
On being asked by the media during the function about the unfurling national flag upside down, he said administration would answer better as how it happened.
Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia who is in news because he unfurled the national flag upside down at an Independence Day function in Amritsar on Saturday.Two policemen, including an inspector, were suspended for negligence and a senior officer was asked for an explanation.
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal´s brother in Law and Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, who holds the information and public relations portfolio, was the chief guest at the function at the Guru Nanak Stadium.He did not notice the faux pas immediately.
He went on to address the gathering and it was only after he returned to his seat on the stage that mediapersons pointed out about the flag being upside down. He immediately asked local officials to rectify the mistake and probe the matter.