Raipur, August 12: This year's celebrations for Independence Day has given a glad hand to the joy. Celebrations for Independence Day has been started in the whole nation. In Chhattisgarh, thousands of students and members of several social organisations unfurled a 15-km long national flag by forming a human chain in Raipur on Sunday, ahead of the Independence Day.
The event, organised by Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam Foundation, entered the Champions Book of World Records (for the longest tricolour), a statement issued by government public relations department said.
It said thousands of people, including those belonging to 35 social organisations across the state, and students from various schools created a human chain while holding the 15-km long tricolour from Amapara Chowk to Pt Ravishankar Shukla University.
On the occasion, former chief ministers Raman Singh and Ajit Jogi, state cabinet ministers, MLAs and other public representatives were present.
Likewise, School students in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu took out rally holding the national Tricolor of 330 metres length, to highlight the national integrity