Another proud moment for the city beautiful Chandigarh. Like many other cities in India, now Chandigarh too has got a big tricolour (the National Indian Flag) up in the sky at a garden in the city. The flag is hosted on a 101-feet long pole and is the biggest in the region.
Member of Parliament (UT), Kiron Kher has hoisted the flag.
This garden which got the national flag of India in Chandigarh is the Japanese Garden in Sector 31. The flag stands tall in the centre of the garden and can be seen from quite a distance.
So, if you go towards the Sector 31 market, you’ll be able to see the national flag. This is the biggest national flag that has come up at a public place in Chandigarh. The sight will make you feel proud to be an Indian.
Highlights of National Flag in Chandigarh
- The National Flag hoisted in Chandigarh has been tied on top of a 101 feet long pole.
- It holds 65th place in terms of the height of the flag.
- Approximately 20 Lakh Rupees have been spent by Nagar Nigam.
- It has been hoisted in the Japanese Garden located in Sector 31, Chandigarh.
It is for the very first time that the city beautiful has hoisted the National flag at a public place & that too one of the highest in Chandigarh.
Flag hoisting ceremony was attended by major personalities of the city like Asha Jaswal (Mayor), B. Purusarth (Nagar Nigam Commissioner), Air Force Officers and more. B.Purusarth resembled the tricolour flag with the Independence time of India.
Indian Flags in Other Cities
Recently the largest Indian National flag has been unfurled in the Indo-Pak Attari Border that can even be seen from Lahore, that has the height of 360 feet. Apart from this, Ranchi (293 feet), Telangana (291 feet), Raipur (269 feet), Faridabad (250 feet), Pune (237 feet), Bhopal (235 feet) and New Delhi (207 feet) are of those cities in India that have unfurled the highest of Indian flag. Now Chandigarh has also been in the list of the same and it has been really a proud moment for all the Chandigarhians out there.
Image: Hindustan Times.
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