Any person found making or selling plastic flags would be arrested and punished in accordance with law.
The district administration also said that the public may however buy the paper flags.
The advisory is issued after it came to the notice of the administration that people are throwing the plastic flags on roads and dustbin.
"This is an offence under Emblems and Names (prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950 and the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 and the offender is liable for punishment under these Acts," Mihir Vardhan district collector said.
He also appealed to members of general public that they should refrain from any action that would cause disrespect to the National Flag, including throwing of National Flags on the ground, dustbins and other public places.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/followceleb.cms?alias=The Goa government,Goa government,Goa district collector