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In Pics: A family that preserved the tricolour for 42 years!

  • Gagan Gurjar/Bhaskar News
  • Jan 26, 2013, 11:44 AM IST
In Pics: A family that preserved the tricolour for 42 years!
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Jaipur:As the nation gears up for Republic Day celebrations here’s something that is bound to strike you! Jai Kumar Atal of the 'Atal' family was gifted the tricolour by the then Indian Prime Minister Indire Gandhi as a token of 'honour'. 
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The Atal family’s connection with the Indian tricolour goes back to 1971, when Jai Kumar Atal, who was an ICS officer of the Central Provinces during the turbulent war in 1971, rescued the Indian tricolour in Islamabad.

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