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The Indian Flag

The Indian flag was designed as a symbol of freedom. The late Prime Minister Nehru called it a flag not only of freedom for ourselves, but a symbol of freedom to all people.  The flag has three colors. The colors are  deep saffron on the top, white in the middle and  green at the bottom. The ratio of the width to the length of the flag is two is to three. 

The Indian flag was designed by a freedom fighter called Pingali Venkayya

What do the stripes and wheel represent?

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Saffron Stripe 

Patriotism, Courage, sacrifice and the spirit of renunciation

White Stripe

Peace, Purity and truth

Navy Blue Wheel

In the center of the white band, there is a wheel with 24 spokes in navy blue to indicate the Dharma Chakra. It represents the wheel of law in the Sarnath Lion Capital.

Green Stripe

Prosperity, Faith and fertility


  1. Indian Flag   
  2. JANA GANA MANA - Indian National Anthem  
  3. VANDE MATARAM -Indian Ntional Song
  4. LOTUS - Indian National Flower   
  5. TIGER - Indian National Animal   
  6. PEACOCK - Indian National Bird
  7. LION OF SARNATH - IndianNational Emblem   
  8. HINDI - Indian National Language  
  9. RUPEE & PAISE - Indian National Currency




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