World’s largest flag to be hoisted in Rajasthan, India

The world’s largest khadi flag will be hoisted on a hilltop near the Army War Museum in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India to mark the country’s 75th anniversary of independence. The flag, which weighs about 1,000 kg, 225 feet in length and 150 feet in breadth will be flown on Army Day, January 15, 2022. The flag is said to spread over an area of 37,500 square feet and is made by Khadi Village Industries.

It is believed that many tourists are expected to come to Jaisalmer to watch the flag-waving ceremony. Many senior army officers, people’s representatives, and others are also cordially invited to celebrate the  occasion. Jaisalmer will be the third place after Jammu and Kashmir and Leh in India where the world’s largest khadi flag is being hoisted.

Earlier, on October 2, 2021, on the occasion of 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the world’s largest national flag made of khadi cloth was unfurled in Leh, Ladakh. Apart from this, during the ongoing border dispute between India and China in November last year, the Indian Army hoisted the national flag in Ladakh.

It is known that Army Day is celebrated every year on January 15 in the country to honor the bravery of the Indian Army. The country is celebrating its 75th Army Day this year. On Army Day, the valor of the Indian Army , the indomitable courage of the army and the sacrifice of the country are remembered.

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