National Flag of India: Important Facts about Tiranga

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Har Ghar Tiranga Abhiyan

From 13-15 August India will celebrate this campaign. It aims to inculcate a sense of patriotism and to raise awareness of the Indian national flag. Let's see key details on National Flag.


Who Designed the National Flag of India?

Designing of the Indian National Flag was Pingali Venkayya. He was an Andhra Pradesh-born Indian freedom fighter.

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Meaning of Colours of Flag

The Saffron color -Courage and sacrifice, White – Truth, peace, and purity, The Green colour-Prosperity and Asoka Chakra represents the Laws of Dharma.

Size of Indian Flag

The Indian National Flag has a width to length ratio of 2:3. The flag's three stripes should have the same width and length.


When Indian Flag was Adopted?

On July 22, 1947, a few days before India declared its independence from the British Empire, the Indian flag was recognised.

Meaning of Asoka Chakra

The Asoka Chakra depicts Dharma. The Asoka Chakra should have 24 spokes that are uniformly spaced. It is Navy-blue colour on the white strip of the flag.


Fabric of the Indian Flag

The Indian National Flag must be made of ‘Khadi,’ or hand-spun wool, cotton, and silk fabric by law. Only one organisation in India is authorised for it, Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha.

Largest Hoisted Tiranga

The Indo-Pak Attari Border saw the largest Indian flag raised. The biggest flag in the country is 110 metres long, 24 metres wide, and 55 tonnes heavy.

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