Evolution of the Tricolour. The first national flag in India is said to have been hoisted on August 7, 1906, in the Parsee Bagan Square (Green Park) in Calcutta now Kolkata. The flag was composed of three horizontal strips of red, yellow and green.
Where was the national flag hoisted for the first time of united India?
On 13 April 1923, during a procession by local Congress volunteers in Nagpur commemorating the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, the Swaraj flag with the spinning wheel, designed by Pingali Venkayya, was hoisted.
Who made first Indian flag?
The first national flag of India
Believed to have been designed by freedom activists Sachindra Prasad Bose and Hemchandra Kanungo, the red strip on the flag had symbols of the sun and a crescent moon, and the green strip had eight half-open lotuses.
What is the first Indian flag?
The first national flag in India is said to have been hoisted on August 7, 1906, in the Parsee Bagan Square (Green Park) in Calcutta now Kolkata. The flag was composed of three horizontal strips of red, yellow and green.
What are the opportunities for hoisting national flag?
The Tricolour should always be hoisted in a place of power from sunrise to sunset. While hoisting the flag, the saffron band must always be displayed as the topmost band on the right. Using the national flag as decoration is not allowed. So is drawing on the flag or defacing it with an inscription.
What is the flag Code of India?
The National flag of India is officially described in the Flag Code of India as follows: “The colour of the top panel shall be India saffron (Kesari) and that of the bottom panel shall be India green.
|Flag size||Width and height (mm)||Size of Ashoka Chakra (mm)|
|9||150 × 100||25|