100-foot-high national flag coming up in Gulmarg: Army official

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Srinagar, Feb 7 (PTI) The Indian Army is installing a 100-foot-high 'Iconic National Flag' at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir which would be the highest Tricolour in the Valley, an Army official said on Sunday.

'The Indian Army in collaboration with the Solar Industry India will install the 'Iconic National Flag' at Gulmarg which would be 100-foot high,' the official said.

He said the foundation stone for the iconic national flag was laid on Sunday by Dagger Division General Officer Commanding (GoC) Major General Virendra Vats along with Bollywood actor-producer Arbaaz Khan and actress Vidya Balan.

The official said it would be the highest Indian national flag in the Kashmir valley flying at an altitude of approximately 9,000 feet.

A replica of the flag was presented by Ramit Arora of Solar Industry India to the GOC 19 Infantry Division to mark the occasion, he said. PTI SSB TIR TIR