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10 Interesting Facts About Indian National Flag

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The indian Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya He was also a Freedom Fighter from Andhra Pradesh (India)

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According to the law, the National Flag of India is to be made by ‘Khadi’ which is hand-spun wool/cotton/silk Khadi cloth. 

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The Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission, have the manufacturing right to make the National Flag of India.

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The National Flag is known as Tiranga in Hindi and it consists of three colors and Asoka Chakra in its middle. Three colors represent: – The Saffron color -Courage and sacrifice – White – Truth, peace, and purity – The Green colour-Prosperity – Asoka Chakra represents the Laws of Dharma

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The Asoka Chakra was selected as a depiction of Dharma.  The size of the Asoka Chakra was not defined in the Flag code. The Asoka Chakra should have 24 spokes that are uniformly spaced. The Asoka Chakra is in a Navy-blue colour on the white strip of the flag.

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The width to length ratio of the National Flag of India is 2:3. The three strips of the flag should be equivalent in width and length.

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The Indian flag was accepted on July 22, 1947, just before India gained independence from the British Empire.

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The width to length ratio of the National Flag of India is 2:3. The three strips of the flag should be equivalent in width and length.

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On May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay conquered the Mount Everest and raised the Indian flag on Mount Everest, along with the National Flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Nepalese National Flag.

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The largest Indian flag was hoisted in Indo-Pak Attari Border. Nation’s largest flag measures 110 meters in length, 24 meters in width and 55 tons in weight.

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During the Indo-Soviet joint space flight in April 1984, the National Flag of India flew into space as an emblem on the spacesuit worn by Cosmonaut Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma.

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Interesting Facts about National Flag of India

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