National Tricolour installed at Attari Joint Check Post on India-Pakistan border in Amritsar, Punjab
Country’s highest pole hoisting the National Tricolour has been installed at the Attari Joint Check Post on the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar district of Punjab.
Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari dedicated the 418 feet pole, to the nation last evening. Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann and Senior BSF officials were also present on the occasion.
The national tricolor waving at the border between the cool winds is becoming the attraction of the eyes of visitors from far away. The height of the pole of this flag has now been raised from 360 feet to 418 feet.
This new flag pole is 18 feet higher than the Pakistani flag on across the border. This tricolor flag is 120 feet long and 80 feet wide and the total weight of this tricolor flag is 90 kg. Nearly three and a half crores of rupees have been spent on preparing this flag.
Thousands of tourists come from every nook and corner of the country to see the daily retreat ceremony at Attari Joint Check Post and surely this national tricolor flag will be further helpful in strengthening the sense of patriotism among these tourists.