Monumental National flag of Khadi was put along the India-Pakistan border at Longewala, Jaisalmer

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The Monumental National Flag, which is the world’s largest national flag made of Khadi fabric was put to a grand public display along the India - Pakistan Border at Longewala in Jaisalmer on the occasion of 74th Indian Army Day on 15th January 2022. Longewala was the center stage of the historic battle between India and Pakistan in 1971.

  • This is the 5th public display of the National flag since it’s unveiling in Leh on 2nd October 2021.
  • Earlier the khadi National flag was displayed in Hindon Airbase on the occasion of Air Force Day on 8th October 2021 and at Red Fort on 21st October 2021.
  • On 4th October 2021, it was displayed at the Naval Dockyard near Gateway of India to celebrate Indian Navy Day.

The monumental national flag symbolizes the collective spirit of Indian-ness and the heritage artisanal craft of Khadi and is the brainchild of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to celebrate ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav-75 Years of Independence’.

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