Ranchi to hoist tallest Tricolour on Netaji's birth anniversary on 23 Jan
India's largest tricolour will be hoisted on the country's tallest flag post here on 23 January to coincide with the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Ranchi: India's largest tricolour will be hoisted on the country's tallest flagpost here on 23 January to coincide with the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an official said on Monday.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will hoist the flag at the Pahari temple in Ranchi.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das invited Parrikar for the event during a meeting in Delhi on Sunday, the Chief Minister's Office said.
While the mast is 293-feet high, the flag will measure 99x66 feet.
The previous highest flagpost at 250 ft is in Faridabad on the outskirts of the national capital, with the tricolour measuring 96X64 feet.
The project cost is Rs.1.25 crore, including Rs.44 lakh for the tricolour. The flag was put on public display on Sunday at the Morabadi ground here.
According to people associated with the temple management, many freedom fighters were hanged by the British colonial rulers on the hill where the temple lies. The tricolour is hoisted at the temple every Republic Day and Independence Day. Now, it will be a permanent feature at the spot.
Justice GR Swaminathan took up the case following a submission of the hereditary trustee of Shri Abheeshta Varadaraja Swamy temple, that his village will face 'divine wrath' if the proposed 'Rath' festival was not held on Monday
The district magistrate said Monday's work will begin at 8 am and all parties have been directed to remain present
There’s a call to phase out the harmonium from the Golden Temple in three years and replace it with traditional string instruments during kirtans. Some scholars of the Gurmat Sangeet, a Sikh musical tradition, believe that the harmonium was introduced by the British