The Kamrup (Metro) district administration appeals to all members of public that flags made of plastic are not to be used in accordance with provisions of the ‘Flag Code of India, 2002’, consistent with the dignity of the flag,” he added. Meanwhile, the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has also started its own initiative to make all markets in the city plastic-free zones. “We are trying to make it happen. It’s not possible to bring the change in a single day. We are targeting the marketplaces and interacting with the traders and trying to make them understand the ill-effects of plastic. So, we suggested banning single-use plastics.