- Flag raising at Kulid Chowk was completed in a record time of 40 days
- A large number of people, including local students, witnessed the event
- The official said that the aim of this initiative is to inculcate pride in the people for the tricolor.
Jammu Kashmir News: A defense spokesperson said the Army on Thursday dedicated a 100-feet-high national flag set up in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district to the people.
He said that the raising of the flag at Kuleed Chowk was completed in a record time of 40 days and it is a unique program of its kind in the Jammu region.
Major General Ajay Kumar, General Officer Commanding, Anti-Terrorist Force (Delta), dedicated the tricolor to the public at the inaugural function of the two-day Kishtwar Cultural Festival.
A large number of people including local students were present in the program.
The spokesman said that the aim of this initiative is to inculcate pride among the people for the tricolor.
He said that the religious heads of different communities also unveiled a newly constructed memorial in honor of all the bravehearts of Kishtwar who laid down their lives in the line of duty.
In his address, GOC Kumar appreciated the district administration and police for the necessary permissions and clearances for the project and for all the assistance provided to the Army.
The spokesman said that Kishtwar Cultural Festival is being organized by the Army at Chaugan Maidan to promote goodwill and national integration and to showcase the talent and cultural heritage of the region.