Update 12 March 2018:
Now Belagavi [Belgaum] becomes second leagest flagpole of India
Now PCMC flagpole height is superseded by Belgavi, so PCMC becomes third largets flagpole of India.
Belagavi (also known as Belgaum) in Karnataka revealed 9,600 sq ft wide flag on a 110-metre-tall flagpole. Size of flag is 80 /120 feet.
The height of the Flag post at Belgaum is same as that of the one at Indo-Pak Attari Border.
Here is list of tall flagpoles across Indian cities
List of India’s tallest flagpoles [Revised 2019]
Indo Pak Attari border, Amritsar (Punjab)
|2||Belagavi (also known as Belgaum) in Karnataka||360 feet|
Bhakti Shakti Chawk, Nigdi
|4||Kolhapur, SP office||303 Feet|
Pahari Mandir, Ranchi which is known for its historical temple of Lord Shiva.
Sanjeevaiah Park, on the banks of the historic Hussain Sagar lake of Hyderabad.
Town Park in Faridabad
along with Katraj lake and Katraj zoo
Central Park in heritage building of Connaught Place.
Which is the tallest flag in the world?
- Jeddah Flagpole located in King Abdullah Square in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is the tallest flag in the world.
- Height is 171 metres (561 ft) high
- Erected in the year 2014.
- 49.5 metres (162 ft) by 33 metres (108 ft) and weighing 570 kilograms (1,260 lb)
- Read more on the tallest flag in the world on Wiki
Today on 26 January 2018, PCMC unrevealed India’s tallest flagpole at Pimpri Chinchwad.
Municipal commissioner Dinesh Waghmare had earlier suggested to build the flagpole on PCMC’s main building premises, however the location was changed for safety reasons and better visibility. As near PCMC building there are many tall buildings which might have added an obstruction, hence PCMC decided to locate the flag at Nigdi Bhakti Shakti monument, where you have ample space and visibility over a long distance.
The flag in PCMC is 102-feet-long and 80-feet-wide, flying atop a flagpole at a height of 107 meters.
More technical details about the Numbers with respect to height of flag pole in India:
Although Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) is claiming to have the largest National Flag pole of the country at 107 metres fact will be that it will be second tallest, being the largest flagpole of India already installed at Attari, Amritsar, standing at 110 meters.
|Location of this Flagpost||Bhakti Shakti Chowk, Nigdi, PCMC|
|Contract agency||SS Sathe Company and Bajaj Electricals|
|Structural design approved by||College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) Considering the wind parameters and seismic effects|
|Construction Standard||European Standard (ES) Code as there is no Indian Standard Code to design high mast structures beyond 12.50 meters|
|Maximum wind velocity at the spot||39 meters per second.|
|Flagpole Material||Calonised iron|
|Weight||11 sections weighting 42 tonnes|
|Pole Diameter||Bottom diameter is 2 meters and top diameter is 0.6 meters|
|Pole foundation||8 x 8 feet|
|Flag material||Knitted polyester|
|Flag Size||120 x 80 feet|
|Flag Weight||90 kg|
|Sustainance||Can sustain winds up to 25 km per hour.|
Being a Chinchwadkar I am proud that tallest flagpole being installed in my city.
Proud to be an Indian.
Jai Hind ! Jai Maharashtra !!
Mera Bharat Mahan
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