National Flag of India (Tiranga) – Short Essay 1
Every free nation of the world has its own flag. National Flag is an emblem of a free country. We have our National Flag. It is the symbol of our nation, of our independence.
The Indian National Flag is also referred at “Tiranga” or “Tri-color” because the flag has three colours bands in its design. Besides the three colours, our national flag features a wheel with 24 spokes in the centre. This wheel, known as‘Ashoka Chakra’, is named in honor of the great Indian King ‘Ashoka’.
The three colors of the Indian flag are saffron, white and green. The colors and the Chakra have their own meanings. The saffron band at the top is the symbol of sacrifice and signifies the strength and courage of Indian nation. The white band in the middle stands for truth and purity. The green at the bottom of the flag is the symbol of youth, energy and the growth potential of India as a country. The Chakra means peace. It stands for activity and progress.
The national flag is hoisted on Independence Day, the republican day and on all other important national festivals. The nation flag is a sacred thing. We should all love and honor our national flag. We should maintain it at any cost.
Our National Flag – Short Essay 2
Our National flag has three colors i.e., white, India Saffron and India green. Its shape is a rectangle and in the horizontal form. Ashok-Chakra, a 24 spoke wheel is present in the center of the flag in Navy blue color.
General Assembly passed it on its session which was held on 22 July 1947. Afterward, it became the Indian National flag on 15 August 1947. Tri-colour term in India is always being referred to its national flag. This came basically from the flag of the Indian National Congress.
The Indian national flag is called the ‘Tiranga’ or the ‘Tri-coloured’ flag. The flag is made of horizontally arranged bands of three colors one below the other – Saffron, White and Green. In the center of the White band is a blue colored wheel called the – Ashoka Chakra? This design of the Indian national flag is roughly based on; it is a simplified version of the flag used during the Indian Independence Struggle by the Indian National Congress Party.
Facts about the National Flag
Its fabric is khadi-a special satin cloth. Mahatma Gandhi made it famous. Bureau of Indian Standards specifies the standards and design of the Indian Flag. Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission gave the manufacturing rights of the flag. Then it was allocated to the regional groups. Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha in 2009 has been the manufacturer of the Indian flag.
Separate authorities and a committee govern flag laws of India. It has a specific code of flag. In 2005 the flag cloth was modified.
The Indian National Flag is a unique combination of the values necessary for the people of India. The national flag always holds an exceptional place in everyone’s Heart. It’s a symbol of respect and peace. Everyone should respect it. It represents the country and its legacy.
Last updated: February 19, 2019