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India hoists tallest national flag at Attari border


India, on Tuesday, unfurled the biggest and tallest tricolor in the country at the Attari border. The flag, which can be spotted from Lahore in Pakistan, is 120 X 80 feet and stands at the tallest position at 360 feet. Also, the flag pole weighs a massive 55 tonnes and cost Rs. 1.75 alone out of the total estimated Rs.3.5 crore.

According to reports, the Amritsar Improvement Trust, has over six flags on standby in case of any damage to the currently hoisted tricolor. Each flag has cost them Rs. 1.25 lakh. Further, the trust is expected to outsource the contract for the maintenance of the flag to a private organisation.