India hoists the tallest national fag at Attari border

India's tallest Tricolour hoisted at Attari border. It is so tall that even people from Lahore could view it in Pakistan, which has complained stating that it's for spying on Pakistan side.

Hoisted on a 110-meter high mast, the flag is 120-foot long and 80-foot wide. It is the tallest flag in the country which can be visible easily from the Lahore, Pakistan. It was hoisted by Anil Joshi, the Punjab Local Bodies Minister, and BJP Leader. Before this, Ranchi had the record of nations tallest tricolor which is 293 feet high.

"The contract for maintenance of the flag has been given to a private company for three years". Amritsar Improvement Trust Authority of the Punjab Government constructed it at a cost of Rs.3.50 crore.

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Pakistan lodged a complaint to the Border Security Force and has raised suspicions that hidden cameras may be installed on the flag pole for spying purposes.

As the Tricolour was hoisted on the imposing iron mast, it became an instant attraction for the tourists, who took selfies and pictures to capture the flag in the background.

Pakistan on Thursday had again raised an objection to the flag being flown at the IB, calling the act a violation of worldwide treaties.

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Earlier there was plan to hoist the tricolour on January 26 but due to some technical reason it was delayed.

India has made it clear that the flat was being installed 200 metres before the zero line and was not a violation in any manner.

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