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Karnataka flag: Congress wants explanation

By Oneindia Staff Writer
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In the midst of the Congress being accused of separatism in Karnataka, the party's high command has sought to know why a committee to examine whether a state flag was set up.

AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka, K C Venugopal

A meeting of the top brass of the Congress is scheduled to discuss the issue. The Congress says that the party does not have a policy for a separate flag. A clarification has been sought by AICC general secretary in charge of Karnataka, K C Venugopal.

The Karnataka government's decision to examine the possibility of having a state flag came in for criticism. Although there is no bar in having a state flag, the Union Home Ministry said, " We are one nation, one flag." Legally there is however no provision either for providing or prohibiting a flag, a Home Ministry official said.

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