Who discovered Indian flag?
(or Pinglay) Venkayya
The design of the flag of India that was first presented in 1921 to Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the All-India Congress, was created by Pingali (or Pinglay) Venkayya. It consisted of the colours associated with the two principal religions, red for Hindus and green for Muslims.
What does Tiranga stand for?
The national flag is popularly known as Tiranga, which means “three colours” or “tricoloured”. It is a horizontal tricolour in equal proportion of deep saffron at the top, white in the middle and green at the bottom.
Who invented flags?
Flags as recognized today, made of a piece of cloth representing a particular entity, were invented in the Indian subcontinent or Chinese Zhou dynasty (1046-256 BCE).
Why Indian flag is called Tiranga?
It has 24 spokes and it stands for progress. The Chakra or the wheel also symbolizes the Power of the State governed by Dharma. It is also called the tiranga or tricolour. The flag was discovered by Venkayya Pingali….Flag of India.
|Adopted||22 July 1947|
Why does the Indian flag have 24 spokes?
All the 24 spokes of the Dharma chakra are the representation of the 24 rishis of the Himalayas in which Vishvamitra is first and Yajnavalkya the last. The Ashoka chakra is also known as Samay chakra in which the 24 spokes represent 24 hours of the day and is the symbol of the movement of the time.
What do flag symbols mean?
Red: Danger, hardiness, valor, revolution, bloodshed, courage, power. White: Peace, purity, innocence. Blue: Liberty, vigilance, truth and loyalty, perseverance and justice. Orange: Bravery, sacrifice. Green: Agriculture, safety, youth, hope, fertility.
What is our national flag answer?
The National Flag is a horizontal tricolour of India saffron (kesaria) at the top, white in the middle and India green at the bottom in equal proportion. The ratio of width of the flag to its length is two to three. In the centre of the white band is a navy-blue wheel which represents the chakra.