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Country’s tallest flag post was inaugurated at the Indo-Pak Attari Border

Amritsar: 6/3/17; A 360-foot high (110 metres) flag post, said to be the country’s tallest, was inaugurated at the Indo-Pak Attari Border here on Sunday.
Punjab Minister Anil Joshi inaugurated the country’s largest flag on the tallest flag post – measuring 110 metres in length, 24 metres in width and 55 tons in weight.
The flag, which has been installed just 150 metres away from the border, became an attraction for the thousands of tourists who had reached there to watch the Beating Retreat Ceremony at sunset.
Built at an approximate cost of Rs 3.50 crore, it was a project of the Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority of the Punjab government.Amritsar city already has a 170-foot tall flag in the local Ranjit Avenue Public Park.

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