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“At 10,000 feet, this monumental national flag towers over the city of Tawang,” Pema Khandu


Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday hoisted a monumental 104ft-tall national flag at Ngangpa Natme (Buddha’s Park) in Tawang, a Buddhist pilgrimage town bordering China.

Speaking to the media later, Mr Khandu while congratulating the people of the state said the monumental flag was hoisted and dedicated to all patriots of Arunachal Pradesh and was the second highest tall monumental national flag at an elevation of 10,000 feet.

He commended the military, Sashastra Seema Bal, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Tawang District Administration and MP Tsering Tashi for the achievement.

Speaking to Twitter, Mr Khandu said, “Proud to dedicate to the patriotic people of Arunachal a 104-foot national flag, which was hoisted today at Ngangpa Natme (Buddha Park) in Tawang.”

“At 10,000 feet, this monumental national flag towering over the city of Tawang is the second highest in the country in terms of altitude. #JaiHind,” he said in another tweet.