India’s Second Tallest Flag Pole inaugurated in Kolhapur

India’s second tallest flag pole has been Inaugurated in Kolhapur. The pole which is 303 feet high has been constructed in the Police training academy garden as a part of the Kolhapur beautification project. The poll is 90 metres tall and 60 metres wide and weighs 24 tonne. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the pole by unfurling a national flag of 5400sq ft as a part of the ‘Maharashtra Din’ celebrations in the state.

The Police training academy garden which was also inaugurated is host to different types of flowering plants from India as well as other countries. The objective behind the development of the garden is to educate people about the Indian armed forces and police and to inspire the next generation to join them. As an attraction, murals depicting the struggle for independence from 1857 to 1947 have been created inside the garden. The country’s tallest flag pole is located at the Indo-Pak Attari Border and is 360 feet high.

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