India’s tallest flag at Indo-Pak Border can be seen from Lahore, Pakistan.
A 360 foot (110 mts) high flag post was inaugurated at the Indo-Pak Attari Border, Punjab on Sunday March 5, 2017. It is said to be India’s tallest national flag, can be easily seen from Lahore, Pakistan. The flag 120 ft in length and 80 ft in width has weighs 55 tons, beat the previous record of India’s tallest flag post with 293 ft height in Ranchi.
The flag is built with a budget of rs. 3.5 cr approx, as a part of Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority of the Punjab Government. The flag was inaugurated by Punjab minister Mr. Anil Joshi.
Talking to media, Mr. Joshi said that it was his dream project and today it turned into reality.
“With the model code of conduct due to the on going elections in 5 states accept punjab, the minister got special permission from the Election Commission for the inauguration” officials said.
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The flag post, installed at the border, became an attraction for thousands of tourists who had reached there to watch the Beating Retreat Ceremony during the sunset. Even visitors from were also seen watching the Indian flag with keen interest.
Amritsar city already has a 170-foot tall flag in the local Ranjit Avenue Public Park.
Earlier, Punjab government planned to hoist the tricolour on January 26 but due to some technical reason it was delayed.
Pakistan Rangers raised objection over the installation of the flag and regarding this they have conveyed their message to BSF.