"Human Chain" Unfurls 15-Km-Long Tricolour In Chattisgarh, Enters Record
Monday, August 12, 2019, 9:03 PM
Thousands of students and members of several social organisations unfurled a 15-km long national flag by forming a human chain in Chhattisgarh's capital Raipur on Sunday, ahead of Independence Day. The event, organised by Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam Foundation, entered the Champions Book of World Records (for the longest tricolour), a statement issued by government public relations department said.
Chatterjee's body was draped in flag of India's oldest football club
Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 3:44 PM
The body of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee was draped in the flag of Kolkata-based football club Mohun Bagan, of which he was a member for about 50 years. His family rejected a proposal from a few CPI(M) leaders to drape his mortal remains in the party's flag. Chatterjee was expelled from the CPI(M) in 2008.