India’S Largest Tricolor on Tallest Flag Post at Attari Border in Punjab (Download PDF)

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Punjab Minister Anil Joshi inaugurated the country’s largest tricolor on the tallest flag post at indo-Pakistan Attari Border. The flag was hoisted on the Indian side, flag is located just at a stone throw away distance from Pakistan.

India’s largest tricolor on tallest flag post

India’s Largest Tricolor on Tallest Flag Post

India’s largest tricolor on tallest flag post

Measurement of the flag post

Measurement of the flag post

Measurement of the Flag Post

Measurement of the flag post

Highlights:

  • Flag built at an estimated cost of 3.50 crore.
  • The post was a project of Punjab Government of the Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority.
  • The Code of Conduct in place in the state the minister has availed special permission for the appointment from the Election Commission of India.
  • The flag post has been set up near the tourists building at the border to watch the beating retreat ceremony during the sunset. Flag is visible from all sides from Pakistan’s Lahore city too.
  • The tallest flag is in Ranchi (300-foot high) at present.
  • 170-foot tall flag in the local Ranjit Avenue Public Park in Amritsar.
  • The flag mast has been set up near the tourism building just at 150-metres distance from border.
  • Excitingly the flag based on motorized mechanism will be lowered only in case of wear and tear

National Flag of India

  • The National Flag of India is a national symbol designed in horizontal rectangular shape.
  • The three colors have different representations each.

    1. The Saffron color represents courage and sacrifice.
    2. White represents truth, peace and purity.
    3. The Green color represents prosperity.
  • The middle white colour contains navy blue Ashoka Chakra (means Wheel of Law) in the centre having 24 spokes in the wheel. It represents the Laws of Dharma.
The 24 spokes of Ashoka Chakra

The 24 Spokes of Ashoka Chakra

The 24 spokes of Ashoka Chakra

  • The present form of the national flag was adopted in the meeting of Constituent Assembly on 22nd of July in 1947.
  • The present Indian Flag was declared as the official flag by the authority of India.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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