Indian flag falls off post as IHK CM unfurls it

15 Aug, 2016 3:44 pm

SRINAGAR (92 News) – In a deeply embarrassing moment, the national tricolor fell off the post as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti hoisted it at Bakshi stadium in Srinagar.

Mehbooba, who was hoisting the national flag as Chief Minister for the first time, pulled the string attached to the post only to see the tricolor fall from the post and land on the ground.

Amid the embarrassing situation, two personnel from the security detail of the Chief Minister held the flag in their hands till Mehbooba gave the ceremonial salute to the flag.

Mehbooba Mufti gave her maiden Independence Day as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister in which she asserted that guns wont solve anything. She also said that she hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi would complete what Atal Bihari Vajpayee started and solve the problems the state is facing.

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