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A video viral on social media shows the Indian National flag hoisting. The video shows 120X80 feet large flag being hoisted on a 360 feet tall flag post at the Wagah border in Punjab.

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News Claim: A video viral on social media shows the Indian National flag hoisting. The video shows 120X80 feet large flag being hoisted on a 360 feet tall flag post at the Wagah border in Punjab.

New Indian flag at Wagah broader 360 ft hr.Cost Rs3.5Cr, 55 tons steel, 60 lac rent for the crane to install,120 ft width 80 ft ht national pole. The flag pole is 350 ft ht 110 ft thick, 12 flags are in spare. This is a world record. Pak raised objection but this is erected in our land which is 200.mtrs inside the zero Punjab civic bodies minister Mr. Anil Joshi has taken the initiative n Mr. SumerSingh BSF IG participated in it.
Pakistan Rangers raised objection over the installation of the flag and regarding this, they have conveyed their message to BSF.

New Indian flag at wagha broader
360 ft ht.
Cost Rs3.5Cr,
55 tons steel,
60 lac rent for crane to install,
120 ft width 80 ft ht national pole.
Flag pole is 350 ft ht
110 ft thick,
12 flags are in spare. 

Truth and Verification: The video shared on Social media is not recent and not from Wagah border in Punjab. The video was first posted online is viral since 2016.

Posted on YouTube with the text content, “CM KCR Hoists Largest Indian Biggest Flag in Hyderabad”.

Largest flag with tallest flagpole hoisted

 

 TV5 News reported for the same event done in 2016.


Verdict:  The video is from Hyderabad, not from the Wagah border in Punjab.




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