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Independence Day 2022: 108-feet high national flag installed by Army in J&K's Baramulla

Independence Day 2022: The project is a part of the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative of the central government. Major Gen Slaria appreciated the efforts of all those involved in the completion of the project.

PTI Reported By: PTI Srinagar Updated on: August 15, 2022 6:38 IST
This is the first of its kind installed in North Kashmir. I
Image Source : @ANI This is the first of its kind installed in North Kashmir. I thank the citizens of this region to take forward the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign: GoC Kilo Force Maj General SS Slaria.

Highlights

  • Army inaugurated a 108-feet high national flag in J&K's Baramulla district ahead of Independence Day
  • The project is a part of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative
  • The tricolor was installed at Hyderbaigh in Pattan in the north Kashmir district

Independence Day 2022: The Army on Sunday inaugurated a 108-feet high national flag in the Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. The tricolor was installed at Hyderbaigh in Pattan in the north Kashmir district, PRO Defence Col Emron Musavi said.

He said General Officer Commanding, Counter-Insurgency Force (CIF) (Kilo), and Major General S S Slaria, dedicated it to the people of Kashmir. The installation of the high mast was completed in a record time of 30 days, he said.

The flag, constructed in collaboration with the Flag Foundation of India, not only instills a sense of pride and honor among the people but also honors all the bravehearts who have laid down their lives towards eliminating terrorism, the PRO said.

The project is a part of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative of the central government. Major Gen Slaria appreciated the efforts of all those involved in the completion of the project.

The people of Hyderbaigh Pattan also appreciated the district administration and the Army for this unique initiative, which will remain etched in the history of the area, the PRO Defence said. 

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