Flag of India
The modern Flag of The Republic of India has three colours and are placed horizontally. At the top is saffron which signifies sacrifice and patriotism. In the middle is white which stands for truth in word and actions and purity in our thoughts. At the bottom is green which stands for life and prosperity. In the middle of the white is a blue wheel which is called the Ashoka Chakra. It is with 24 spokes it stands for progress.The Chakra or the wheel also symbolizes the Power of the State governed by Dharma. It is also called the tiranga or tricolour. The flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya.