A 107-foot tall tricolour was unfurled by Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday near the Indo-Pak border at Attari-Wagah.
After unfurling the flag at the integrated checkposthere, the Minister of State for Home told reporters he was here to take stock of security arrangements, besides inspecting the checkpost and meeting with BSF officers.
The minister said he would also interact with tradersengaged in import and export business with Pakistan and hearout their trade-related problems.
To a query on frequent incidents of stone pelting incidents in Jammu and Kashmir, Rijiju blamed "some elementssitting in Pakistan" which have created WhatsApp groups tocreate trouble.
"Indian intelligence agencies are monitoring them very closely and will shortly do the needful in this regard," said Rijiju.Also Read: Hizbul threat | Will consider giving security to Hurriyat leaders if they ask: J&K CM Mufti
On the killing and mutilation of two soldiers, he saidthe government would always extend support to their families.
Rijiju said a scanner will be installed at the checkpostto scan goods being imported from Pakistan.Also Read: Indian Army conducts cordon-and-search operations to neutralise 100-plus active militants in south Kashmir