Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has consented to inaugurate world’s tallest flag at Pahari Mandir in Ranchi to mark the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on January 23. The flag measuring 99 by 66 feet will be hoisted at a height of 293 feet atop Pahari Mandir. Chief Minister Raghubar Das while meeting Parrikar on Sunday personally in Delhi invited him to Ranchi to mark the occasion.
Informing about the development the Chief Minister said reporters in Delhi that the Union Minister has agreed to the proposal. “I requested him to grace the occasion on the birth anniversary of Netaji and he happily accepted it. It is a matter of pride for us,” said Das.