Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

The Indian flag was adopted at a Constituent Assembly held on 22 July 1947. Image source: tutorialbunch.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!
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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

Our flag was designed by freedom fighter and agriculturalist Pingali Venkayya. Image source: vbnewsonline.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!
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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

The first Indian flag was hoisted in Green Park, Kolkata. Image source: peperonity.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!
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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

According to the law, the Indian flag should be made of khadi. The manufacturing of the Indian flag should be in accordance with the Bureau of Indian Standards. Image source: thehindu.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

The right to manufacture the Indian flag is under Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission which can allocate the work to other regional groups. Image source: www.slideshare.net

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!
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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

The ratio of our flag is 2/3, where the length of the flag is 1.5 times the width. Image source: dnaindia.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

At first, the Indian flag had a charkha in the middle. Later, a few days before independence, the charkha was replaced by the Ashok Chakra which represents the wheel of law. Image source: geocities.ws

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!
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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

The Ashok Chakra must have 24 evenly spaced spokes. Image source: wikimedia.org

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

Each colour in the Indian flag signifies something. Orange represents Courage and Sacrifice. White represents Peace. Green represents Prosperity. Image source: cpcache.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

The largest size of the Indian flag is 21 × 41 ft, and it is flown at the top of Mantralaya, Mumbai. Image source: touristlink.com

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!

Bhikaiji Cama was the first Indian to hoist the Indian flag in a foreign country - Germany. Image source: www.savarkar.org

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Indian Flag: Facts that you Must Know!
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