Guwahati: A 75 feet high mast Indian National Flag was hoisted by Lieutenant General RP Kalita, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Eastern Command on Saturday at Sainik Park in Narangi Military Station.
The inauguration ceremony was organized by the 51 Sub Area. The grandiose event was witnessed by more than 300 troops, families, NCC cadets and civilians of the Narangi Military Station.
During his address, the Eastern Army Commander appreciated the 51 Sub Area for the decision to dedicate the 75 feet high mast National Flag to Narangi Military Station.
The Indian National Flag is a symbol of national pride & unity for our great country. The Flag Mast along with the National Flag which is flying high in the Narangi Military Station has been sponsored by the NGO ‘Flag Foundation of India’.
Major General Rajesh Kumar Jha, the officiating General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 101 Area welcomed all the dignitaries and thanked Naveen Jindal, President Flag Foundation of India for his generous support towards the installation of the National Flag.
Major General Ashim Kohli (Retired), CEO, ‘Flag Foundation of India’ graced the occasion and also addressed the august gathering.
The fourth highest national flag of India is installed in Guwahati on 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The flag at Gandhi Mandap of Guwahati is India’s fourth tallest National Flag and tallest in the in the Northeast India.
The Guwahati Railway station also has the tallest tricolour among any railway station in northeast India. The flag stands tall at a height of 100 feet.