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A flag is a symbol which represents a country. The colours and the symbols in a flag have important meanings. These symbols tell about the country’s beliefs.

The flag of India is a tri-colour flag. It looks beautiful. It has three colours which are saffron, white and green. It is in rectangular shape which is horizontal.

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At the centre of the Indian Flag, there is an Ashoka Chakra. It is blue in colour and it has 24 spokes. In Before Independence Mahatma Gandhi wanted a national flag for India. He said that Khadi cloth will be used to make this flag.

In 1923 Pingali Venkayya designed this flag with charka in middle known as Swaraj Flag. The three colours in the flag are the three symbols. Saffron is the symbol of courage and sacrifice, White is the symbol of peace and truth and the Green colour is the symbol of our relation to the soil.

When the flag first came, Ashoka Chakra was not there. It was a spinning wheel. The wheel which was used to make the khadi cloth when India was fighting for freedom. This wheel was the symbol of Gandhi’s goal. The goal was that India will make its own clothes. This would make everyone independent.

Ashoka Chakra was put in place of it 1947 after the recommendation of flag committee. The Ashoka Chakra in the flag is the symbol of the eternal wheel of law.

Mostly, the flag is put down after sunset. Indian flag is the pride of the nation. It is a symbol of honour and freedom of the country.

Question on Indian Flag

What is the importance of the Indian flag?

A flag is a symbol which represents a country. The three colours in the flag are the three symbols. Saffron is the symbol of courage and sacrifice, White is the symbol of peace and truth and the Green colour is the symbol of our relation to the soil.

What do the 3 colours of the flag mean?

The three colours in the flag are the three symbols. Saffron is the symbol of courage and sacrifice, White is the symbol of peace and truth and the Green colour is the symbol of our relation to the soil.

Who designed the Swadeshi flag?

Pingali Venkayya designed the flag during swadeshi movement.