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The Indian nationwide flag was waved at Jagdishpur for a full 5 minutes on the event of 164th dying anniversary of Veer Kunwar Singh, the then king of Jagdishpur who’s thought to be one of many heroes of the First War of Independence in 1857.

More than 75,000 Indians concurrently waved the nationwide flag on the Jagdishpur city in Bihar’s Bhojpur district on Saturday, breaking a record that was set by Pakistan 18 years in the past when 56,000 Pakistanis waved their nationwide flag at an occasion in Lahore.

The Indian nationwide flag was waved at Jagdishpur for a full 5 minutes on the event of 164th dying anniversary of Veer Kunwar Singh, the then king of Jagdishpur who’s thought to be one of many heroes of the First War of Independence in 1857.

This occasion was organised as part of the Union authorities’s ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative.

The occasion was attended by Union dwelling minister Amit Shah, Union ministers R Ok Singh and Nityanand Rai, deputy chief ministers of Bihar Tarkishor Prasad and Renu Devi and BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP and former Bihar deputy CM Sushil Modi, information company PTI reported.

The politicians additionally waved the tricolour as an instrumental rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’ was performed.

At the occasion, the attendees had been made to put on bands for bodily identification and a digicam lure was put in. The Guinness Book of World Records was current for supervision.

The crowds applauded when the large display put in on the venue put the headcount of flag-wavers at 77,700, PTI additional reported.

During the occasion, Amit Shah mentioned that Veer Kunwar Singh fought the liberty battle on the age of eighty, including he lower off his hand and provided it to the Ganga, a report by HT’s sister publication Live Hindustan mentioned.

Shah additionally mentioned that reminding the youthful era of the sacrifices made by freedom fighters was a key part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ initiative.

 

 

 


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