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Historic! Gaurav Taneja aka Flying Beast creates largest map of India under 'Aasman Mein Bharat' mission

Republic Day 2023: Captain Gaurav Taneja aka Flying Beast, creates India's largest map in the sky under the mission "Aasman Mein Bharat."

Written By: Akshat Sundrani New Delhi Updated on: January 26, 2023 17:28 IST
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On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day, Captain Gaurav Taneja, popularly known as Flying Beast, created the largest map of India as a part of the nation-unifying patriotic endeavour known as "Aasman Mein Bharat." Taneja took to his social media accounts and made the announcement about his mission. For the unversed, Gaurav Taneja is an IITian, an airline captain, a law student, a national-level bodybuilder and India's celebrity vlogger. He amasses a massive following on social media.

On Thursday, Gaurav Taneja took to Instagram to share the good news that the mission "Aasman Mein Bharat" has been accomplished. His caption read, "We created History. Largest map of Bharat. Flew for almost 3 hrs to create a 350km , longest map of our country. Thanks to everyone for your support and belief. Apne desh ko Aasman mein le jaane ka chota sa prayaas safal raha."

According to the news agency ANI, a patriotic Indian achieved a first-ever special historical goal by building the largest map of the largest democracy in the world in the sky on the "Aasman Mein Bharat" mission, which is the first of its kind in India's history. With 12 years and 6000 flight hours under his belt, Captain Taneja finished this mission in just under 3 hours by flying about 200 nautical miles (roughly 350 KMs) in the air. The whole journey in the sky was tracked live by 139 crore Indians using flight tracking websites.

Gaurav Taneja frequently shared updates about his mission on social media. His followers were hooked on the updates to know if the mission is accomplished.

After successfully completing this groundbreaking mission on January 26, 2023, Republic Day, departing from Tampa Airport in Florida, USA, he made history in the Indian aviation industry.

The report also states, "The mission "Aasman Mein Bharat" is an outcome of his persistent journey and endless passion for flying. This mission is a tribute to the motherland and an attempt to take India to new heights with an outline of the largest map of India, a unique record in history."

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The whole nation is celebrating the momentous success of mission "Aasman Mein Bharat" as Gaurav Taneja creates history.

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