Largest Flag Inaugurated On Indias Tallest Post At Attari Border

Posted on:10 Mar 2017 12:18:37
Largest Flag Inaugurated On Indias Tallest Post At Attari Border
10 March 2017 Current Affairs: A 360-foot high (110 metres) flag post, the country's tallest, was inaugurated at the Indo-Pak Attari Border, just a stone's throw from Pakistan. Punjab Minister Anil Joshi inaugurated the country's largest flag on the tallest flag post - measuring 110 metres in length, 24 metres in width and 55 tons in weight.Built at an approximate cost of Rs. 3.50 crore, the post was a project of the Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority of the Punjab Government.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.At present, the tallest flag mast is in Ranchi, which is 300-foot high.Amritsar city already has a 170-foot tall flag in the local Ranjit Avenue Public Park.

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