Tricolour atop 125-ft flagpole

Our Bureau Mangaluru | Updated on January 26, 2018

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, celebrated the 69th Republic Day by hoisting the National Flag on a 125-ft-high flagpole. HS Ballal, Pro-Chancellor of MAHE, hoisted the flag.

A press release said here that MAHE is the first private university in the country to have the tricolour flying on a flagpole as high as this. The flag will flutter 24x7 in front of the administrative building of MAHE. It will be illuminated for visibility at night. The size of the flag is 20 ft X 30 ft. It is hoisted and lowered with the help of a motor. The time taken to hoist the flag is approximately five minutes, the release said.

Published on January 26, 2018

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