Army installs 100-feet tall tricolour at Gulmarg today

Army installs 100-feet tall tricolour at Gulmarg today

Srinagar: The Indian Army hoisted the 100-feet high tricoulor, the tallest national flag in Jammu and Kashmir, at the famous tourist destination Gulmarg ahead of the 75th Independence day on Tuesday. 

"The 100 feet high Indian flag symbolises the beginning of a new era of peace and patriotism in Kashmir. The project has been jointly executed by the Indian Army and Solar Industries Pvt Ltd. Foundation stone of the project was laid on February 7, 2021 and the flag dedicated to the nation on August 10, 2021," the Army said in a statement.

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Chinar Corps, Indian Army, dedicated the flag today with the slogan "One Flag, one Land, one Heart, one Hand". 

#Kashmir ready to welcome the Tallest Flag in Gulmarg. The skyline of #Gulmarg will soon be characterised by 100 ft tall #Flag. The place is increasingly becoming popular among tourists. Jai Hind".

Gulmarg, known as Gulmarag in Kashmiri, is a town, a hill station, a popular skiing destination and a notified area committee in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. The town is situated in the Pir Panjal Range in the Western Himalayas and lies within the boundaries of Gulmarg Wildlife Sanctuary.