SURVEYS - 2017 MAY

May 1

Second tallest flag pole in India inaugurated in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.
The second tallest flag pole in the country, which is 303 feet high was inaugurated in Kolhapur by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
The pole has been constructed in the Police training academy garden under a Kolhapur beautification project.
The pole in 90 metres tall and 60 meters wide which weighs 24 tonne and a national flag of 5400 sqft was unfurled, which is celebrated Maharashtra Din in the state.
India's tallest flag pole, at 360 feet, is installed at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab.

May 3

World's highest rail bridge taller than Eiffel Tower on Chenab to be completed in two years.
The world's highest railway bridge, which is expected to be 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris, will be completed over the Chenab River in Jammu and Kashmir in about two years.
The 1.3 kilometre-long structure will rise 359 meters above the river bed and is being constructed at a cost of around Rs. 1,100 crore.
The bridge forms a crucial link in the 111 km stretch between Katra and Banihal, which is part of the Udhampur- Srinagar-Baramulla rail link project.


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