Indian Army hoists tallest tricolor in Gulmarg, tallest in J&K

NewsBharati    10-Aug-2021
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Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 10: With few days left for the 75th Independence day, the Indian Army on Tuesday unfurled the tallest national flag in Jammu and Kashmir. The 100-feet high flag was hoisted at the famous tourist destination of the valley, Gulmarg.
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In a statement, the army said the tricolour symbolizes the beginning of a new era of peace and patriotism in Kashmir."The 100 feet high Indian flag symbolizes the beginning of a new era of peace and patriotism in Kashmir," a statement from the Indian Army read.
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"The project has been jointly executed by the Indian army and Solar Industries Pvt Ltd. Foundation stone of the project was laid on February 7, 2021 and the flag dedicated to the nation on August 10, 2021," it added.
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After the flag hoisting ceremony, the army accorded honour to the flag by saluting it. Earlier, for the first time in history, Srinagar's iconic clock tower has been illuminated in Tricolour on Friday. In yet another news, the Jammu Kashmir government has decided to install a 100-feet long tricolor at historic Hari Parbat fort in Srinagar.