Country's tallest flag post has been inaugurated at the Into-Pak Attari Border on Sunday and it is so high that it can be seen from Lahore.Punjab Minister Anil Joshi inaugurated the country's largest tricolour on the tallest flag post measuring 110 metres in length, 24 metres in width and 55 tons in weight. AMRITSAR: A 360-foot high (110 metres) flag post said to be the country's tallest, was inaugurated on Sunday at the Indo-Pak Attari Border, just a stone's throw from Pakistan. 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 post has been installed at the border and has now become an attraction for thousands of tourist in India as well as Pakistan.Many reached there to watch the Beating Retreat Ceremony during the sunset; visitors from Pakistan's gallery were also seen watching the Indian flag with keen interest. Amritsar: India's tallest Tricolour hoisted at Attari border, it is 360 feet high.The flag measures 120 feet in length.The pole, which is already in place is said to be visible from a long distance, even from Lahore in Pakistan.Prior to this, the tallest flag was in Ranchi which was 300-foot high.
Amritsar city already has a 170-foot tall flag in the local Ranjit Avenue Public Park. Earlier there was a plan to hoist the tricolor on January 26 but due to some technical reason, it was delayed.Talking to media persons Joshi said that it was his dream project and today it turned into reality. The flag mast has been set up near the tourism building just at the 150-metres distance from the border However, the nation across the border is not so happy with this.They fear that India could use this for spying. Pakistan has also conveyed their resentment to the Border Security Force (BSF) and have asked to install the flag at a distance Talking to media persons Mr Joshi said on Sunday that it was his dream project and it tuned into reality.