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Bharat Diamond Bourse installs Indian National Flag Mast
The 118 ft high 30’ x 20’ ft flag will be displayed 24x7, 365 days across the year
By: Diamond World News Service
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Aug 23 2016 4:44PM
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Smt. Amruta Devendra Fadnavis and Shri Kirtibhai Doshi inaugurates 118-feet high Flag Mast at Bharat Diamond Bourse complex - the second highest Flag Mast in Mumbai
Smt. Amruta Devendra Fadnavis and Shri Kirtibhai Doshi inaugurates 118-feet high Flag Mast at Bharat Diamond Bourse complex - the second highest Flag Mast in Mumbai
A 118 feet high Flag Mast has been installed in the premises of Bharat Diamond Bourse located in the ‘G’ Block of Bandra Kurla Complex, a corporate hub of Mumbai. The Indian National Flag admeasuring 30’ X 20’ was ceremoniously hoisted at the hands of Kirtibhai Doshi, the senior most diamond merchant in Mumbai. Smt. Amrita Devendra Fadanvis, wife of chief Minister of Maharashtra state Devendra Fadnavis, was the guest of honour.

Anoop Mehta, President of Bharat Diamond Bourse, Bharat Shah, President of Mumbai Diamond Merchants Association; and Praveenshankar Pandya, Chairman of The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council were present. All the members of the Management Committee of the Bourse and prominent diamond traders in Mumbai were also present on the occasion. Mumbai Police Band added a special flare and grace to the occasion by playing selective patriotic tunes. Security and Fire Safety contingent of BDB turned out impressively for salutations. The National Tricolour will be kept flying round the clock all the days in year. Proper illumination of the Flag Mast during night time would be ensured.

Anoop Mehta, President of Bharat Diamond Bourse said, “Installation of the Indian national flag at BDB is a moment of pride to all of us. As the tri-coloured Indian national flag signifies strength, peace and growth of the country, BDB signifies rich culture of Indian craftsmanship in the Indian gems and jewellery sector that has established itself globally.”

Praveenshankar Pandya, Chairman, GJEPC, said “It is a proud moment to all of us at BDB. The waving flag symbolises a feeling of pride, gratitude and honesty amongst the BDB members.”

Bharat Diamond Bourse is a conglomerate of 2500 diamond traders that occupies a 20 acre plot and 1.18 million sq. ft. built up area in BKC. The Bourse is instrumental in fetching sizable amount of foreign exchange to India and also a major employment generator. Around 50000 to 60000 people visit the Bourse daily. The Bourse is the largest diamond market in world and proudly calls itself as ‘Diamond Centre of the World’.

It was a proud moment for the Bourse as this is the second highest Flag Mast in Mumbai.

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