Srinagar: On completion of two years of abrogation of Article 370, the army is all set to erect 100 feet national flag in collaboration with Solar Industries Private and a full fledged inauguration ceremony is going to held at Gulmarg on this occasion.
Officials said “there is a wide ranging debate on if and how much things have changed after the momentous decision”, adding that “while the debate will go on and dust is yet to settle to reveal the true impact of the decision but J&K has come a long way in one sense.
Stating that “It is inconceivable that 29 yrs after then BJP Chief M M Joshi took out a yatra to hoist a tricolour at Lal Chowk (1992)”, the officials further said “ the valley is awash with tricolours at various locations in different sizes”, adding that “while the event in 1992 had triggered some anxieties, this time around, the development is being welcomed in valley in conjunction with other momentous changes”.
The officials furthermore said “the crowning glory would however be the tallest Tricolour set to be inaugurated at Gulmarg in coming week and as such skyline of Gulmarg will soon be characterised by 100 feet tall tricolour that has been made possible by efforts of INDIAN ARMY in collaboration with Solar Industries Pvt Ltd” .
Stating that “Preparations are currently underway for an inauguration ceremony at Gulmarg to install the national flag and a small video is doing the rounds in the media highlighting the significance of the event”, the officials said “the spot is already gaining the popularity in the area where in tourists are stopping for clicking selfies with the backdrop of National Flag & eagerly waiting to see it in its final stage”.