Army unfurls 100-ft-high national flag in J-K’s Doda
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The Indian Army installed a 100-foot-high national flag in the mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on 9 March.
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The effort is aimed at paying a befitting tribute to the innumerable soldiers who laid down their lives for the country.
This is the second such high-mast flag hoisted by the Army in the Chenab Valley region, which was a militancy hotbed a decade ago.
In July 2022 a 100-foot-high national flag was installed in the nearby Kishtwar town.
Major General Ajay Kumar, General Officer Commanding of the Army's Delta Force, unfurled the tallest flag at the Doda Sports Stadium in Sector 9.
The national flag, which can be seen from a distance, will make every citizen feel proud for the country.
On June 24, 2007, Naib Subedar Lal, who was posthumously awarded Ashok Chakra, Vir Chakra and Sena Medal, laid down his life fighting a group of terrorists trying to infiltrate through the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara.
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