Amritsar: To mark the eve of 108th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh, Punjab Local Bodies Minister Anil Joshi today unfurled the state’s highest national flag at Atam Anand Park at a height of 170 feet.
Recalling the fight fought by Indians for the country’s freedom, Joshi said that we have been enjoying the fruit of Independence just because of sacrifices made by our great martyrs.
He said that the sacrifices made by them would continue to inspire generations to come.
While hoisting the tricolour, Joshi, accompanied by Chief Parliamentary Secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu, said that it was a proud moment for all since it was the tallest flag so far in the state.
The Minister said that Amritsar was a world renowned city due to its historic, religious, heritage and tourism significance and this tricolour hoisting at a height of 170 feet will become a center of attraction for the residents of Amritsar and tourists as well.
Joshi said that the flag could be seen from a distance of 16 km in clear weather.