Attari-Wagah border to get tallest national flag, will be seen in Lahore

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New Delhi, Apr 29: The Attari-Wagah Joint Check Post (JCP) is set to be adorned by January next year, as the BSF is planning to put up the largest tricolour at the border.

The tallest national flag at 350 feet will be put at the border under BSF's expansion plans for the visitors' gallery at the site of the iconic Retreat ceremony.

Indian flag will be seen in Lahore

"The tallest tricolour can be seen both from Lahore as well as Amritsar," Ashok Kumar Yadav, the officiating Inspector General of BSF's Punjab Frontier was quoted as saying by the Indian Express.

"At that height, the flag would have to be proportionately sized, therefore it would also be the largest Tricolour. There is an intense atmosphere of patriotism during the Retreat ceremony, and the crowds are highly charged. The flag will serve as a beacon for them," Yadav told.

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The flag mast will be installed on platform raised at the border. CCTV cameras will also be installed around it.

Currently Jharkhand holds the record of hoisting tallest flag. Defence Minister Manohar Parikar hoisted the largest tricolour - a massive 99X66 feet - on the country's tallest flagpost at 293 feet here to mark Netaji Subhahs Chandra Bose's birth anniversary in state capital Ranchi on January 23.

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