World’s largest Khadi National Flag displayed along India–Pakistan border on Army Day 2022
The Monumental National Flag, which is the world’s largest national flag made of Khadi fabric, was put to a grand public display at Longewala, along the India – Pakistan Border in Jaisalmer on the occasion of “Army Day” on January 15, 2022.
The tricolor is 225-feet long and 150-feet wide. It weighs around 1,400 kg.
The flag was prepared in 49 days by 70 Khadi artisans.
This was the fifth public display of the flag since it was first unveiled in Leh on October 02, 2021.
Second display took place at Hindon Airbase on Air Force Day on October 08, 2021.
Third time it was displayed at the Red Fort on October 21, 2021 to mark the completion of 100 crore Covid vaccinations in India.
For the fourth time the Monumental National Flag was displayed at the Naval Dockyard near Gateway of India in Mumbai on Navy Day 0n December 04, 2021.
Longewala is in the western Jaisalmer district. It was the site of the iconic Battle of Longewala in 1971, which was fought between the India and Pakistan.