By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 06, 2017, 11:17
Duration : 01:27
India's tallest Tricolour 360 feet high hoisted at Attari border
India's tallest tricolur was hoisted at the Attari. The 360-foot tall flag is high enough to be visible from Lahore in Pakistan. it was hoisted on a 110-meter high mast, the flag is 120-foot long and 80-foot wide. The weight of the flag pole is 55 tonnes, and an estimated Rs 3.50 crore rupees have been spent on this project by the Punjab government. Previously, Ranchi had the tallest national flag at 300 feet. BJP minister Anil Joshi attended the inauguration before the beating the retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah border in the evening. Interestingly, Pakistan is not happy with India's decision to hoist the tricolour at the international border. Sources said the Pakistan Rangers had also conveyed their resentment to the Border Security Force (BSF) and had asked them to install the flag away from the border.