According to sources from PIB: On the occasion of Army Day, on 15 January 22, the Indian Army unveiled a Monumental National Flag of size 225 feet by 150 feet at Jaisalmer Military Station.
This flag is a befitting tribute to the Indian heritage, as it is made of hundred percent Khadi material. The hoisting of the flag also commemorates the 75th year of India’s Independence being celebrated as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Speaking on the same, the Indian Army said, “The flag is made of 100% Khadi material and has been manufactured by Khadi Dyers and Printers”.
In an event organised under strict protocols, GOC of the Battle Axe Division unveiled the National Flag amidst select dignitaries who were amongst those present.
This National Flag, which is clearly visible from a distance of several kilometres, truly showcases the pride, aspirations and spirit of nationalism of our citizens. The flag hoisting was followed by the national anthem and a military band display.
Chief of Armed Forces- General Manoj Mukund Naravane (Army), Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari (Air Force), and Admiral R Hari Kumar (Navy) also paid their tributes at the National War Memorial. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, and many others also paid their homage to the martyred soldiers as the nation observed Army Day remembering the brave hearts who sacrificed their lives for the country.
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