Flag of India

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Flag of India.svg
Name Tiranga
Use National flag National flag IFIS Normal.svg
Proportion 2:3
Adopted 22 July 1947
Design Horizontal tricolour flag (India saffron, white, and India green). In the centre of the white is a navy blue wheel with 24 spokes
Designed by Pingali Venkayya[N 1]

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.

Gandhi first in 1921, Congress spoke of their flag. The flag Pingali Venkaiah, who had designed. There were two colors, red for the Hindus, and green for Muslims. Was in the middle of a cycle. For the other religions in the white paint was added. A few days before Independence, the Constituent Assembly national modified. The spinning wheel replaced the Ashok Chakra Lee. The new flag of the country's second President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan explained again.

The national flag of India the top band of Saffron color, indicating the strength and courage of the country. The strip between the white is a symbol of peace and truth with Dharma Chakra. The lower green stripe fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the land exhibits. Built on the white strip cycle menstrual cycle says. Wheel of Dharma wheel of the law that says the third century BC Mauryan Emperor Ashoka built the Sarnath Temple was taken from. The chakra intends to show that this is life in movement and death in stagnation.

Are estimated using the following transfer in Indian flag colors. In flag saffron, white, green and blue colors that HTML Arljilbi and Web colors in the (hexadecimal notation); CMYK equivalent; Dye color and Penton equal number.

References[change | change source]

  • Virmani, Arundhati (August 1999). "National Symbols under Colonial Domination: The Nationalization of the Indian Flag, March–August 1923". Past & Present 164: 169–197. doi:10.1093/past/164.1.169
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Trevor Royle, The Last Days of the Raj, Cornet Books, Hodder and Stoughton, London, pg. 217)

Notes[change | change source]

  1. The current flag is an adaptation of Suraiya Tayyabji original design, but she is generally credited as the designer of the flag.

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