Bhubaneswar, Jan 26: Authrities of Utkal University today unfurled a giant National Flag in its premises on the 71st Republic Day.
The Tricolour measuring 20X30 feet was hoisted atop a 105-feet-high flagpole by Vice-Chancellor Prof Soumendra Mohan Patnaik.
University officials said that the flag is the second-largest National Flag in the state capital after the one at a city based private university.
“It has been a long standing demand of the university students to unfurl a National Flag with permanent display and the demand was fulfilled today. We have also made provisions of uninterrupted power supply for the flag,” said an official of the university.