The tricolor hoisted in Jaisalmer is 225 feet long and 150 feet wide and weighs 1400 kg. At the same time, 70 Khadi artisans took 49 days to prepare this flag.
National flag ‘Tiranga’ made of Khadi in Jaisalmer.
On the occasion of Indian Army Day in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, the national flag ‘Tiranga’ made of Khadi was hoisted on the India-Pakistan border on Saturday. This tricolor will be displayed in Longewala, which was the main center of the historic war between India and Pakistan in the year 1971. Let us tell you that today the world’s largest flag will be hoisted on the land of Jaisalmer. The tricolor on the occasion of Army Day is 225 feet long and 150 feet wide. Its weight is around 1 thousand kg. The special thing about this flag is that it has been made by Khadi Village Industries.
Actually, this tricolor is 225 feet long and 150 feet wide and its weight is 1400 kg. It took 49 days for 70 Khadi artisans to prepare this flag. The construction of the commemorative national flag has provided an additional 3500 hours of work for the Khadi artisans and laborers. At the same time, 4500 meters of hand-spun and hand-woven khadi cotton flags have been used to make this flag, which covers a total area of 33,750 square feet. Although the diameter of the Ashoka Chakra in this flag is 30 feet.
National flag made of ‘Khadi’ displayed in Jaisalmer on the occasion of Army Day
Rajasthan | The World’s largest national flag made of ‘khadi’ was displayed along the India- Pakistan border in Jaisalmer to celebrate Indian Army Day. The flag was 225 feet long and 150 feet wide. pic.twitter.com/24EbzPdVKc
– ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2022
This 5th tricolor of Khadi will be hoisted
Let us tell you that on October 2, 2021, the tricolor was unveiled in Leh. After this, this is the 5th flag made by Khadi for public display. At the same time, the second tricolor was displayed on the occasion of Air Force Day on 8 October 2021 at Hindon Airbase and on 21 October 2021 at Red Fort. However, on the same day the figure of 100 crore vaccination doses was also completed in India. In such a situation, the national flag was hoisted at the Naval Dockyard near the Gateway of India in Mumbai to celebrate Navy Day on 4 December 2021.
At the same time, the tricolor is a symbol of the collective spirit of Indianness and the heritage of Khadi craftsmanship. This tricolor has been prepared by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission under the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ on the completion of 75 years of independence. At the same time, it has been handed over to the security forces to display the flag at prominent places on the historic occasion.
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