Published: Tue, March 07, 2017
Electronics | By Lorenzo Hawkins

India hoists the tallest national fag at Attari border

India hoists the tallest national fag at Attari border

On Sunday, tallest national flag in the country measuring 360 feet was lifted at the Attari-Wagah of Punjab.

Interestingly, Pakistan is not happy with India's decision to hoist the tricolor at the worldwide border and wants the flag to be installed away from the border. The pole, which is already in place, is said to be visible from a long distance, even from Lahore in Pakistan. Pakistan's Rangers have also reportedly conveyed its unhappiness to the Border Security Force and asked India to move the flag away from the border. The flag is 360-foot long while, the weight of the flag pole is 55 tonnes.The Punjab Government has spent approximately Rs 3.50 crore on the project State cabinet minister Anil Joshi hoisted the flag.

With this, the title of the tallest national flag in India changed from the 293-foot-high tricolour in Ranchi in Jharkhand. Further, the trust is expected to outsource the contract for the maintenance of the flag to a private organisation. It was decided that the tricolor flag to be hosted on January 26 but due to some technical reasons the plan was changed. The mighty flag can be seen from Pakistan's side and according to sources; they suspect that the Indian Intelligence may use this pole for spying at their side.

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The neighbour has called the act a violation of global treaties.

However, according to India Today, Indian authorities had made it clear that the flat was being installed 200 metres before the zero line and thus was not a violation in any manner.

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