This Week’s Top Stories about Important Facts That You Should Know About India


The 74th Indian Independence Day is practically around the bend and the country is outfitting to commend the day. Autonomy Day denotes the day when India turned out to be liberated from British standard, and furthermore a token of the innumerable penances of our political dissidents who battled to free the nation. Likewise Read – 16-Year-Old UP Girl Ends Life, Leaves 18-Page Suicide Note Addressed to PM Modi, Read What She Wrote

The day is praised each year on August 15 with much pageantry and enthusiasm and the Prime Minister spreads out the ‘tiranga’ or the tricolor on the Red Fort. Anyway this year, celebrations will be a curbed issue in the wake of coronavirus. Additionally Read – Jai Hind! Niagara Falls, Burj Khalifa And Empire State Building Lit up in Tricolor to Commemorate India’s Independence.

The National Flag of India is the pride of the considerable number of residents of the nation and speaks to our expectations and yearnings. The late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called it “a banner of opportunity for ourselves as well as an image of opportunity to all individuals.” Also Read – ‘Our People’, Kamala Harris Wishes on India’s 74th Independence Day; Recounts Long Walks in Chennai

Here are some intriguing realities about the Tiranga:

1. Indian National Flag was planned by Pingali Venkayya who was a political dissident from Andhra Pradesh

2. The Indian banner was embraced on July 22, 1947, not long before India got autonomy from Britain on August 15, 1947

3. The primary Indian banner was lifted on August 7, 1906, at Parsi Bagan Square in Calcutta. It comprised of three flat stripes of green, yellow and red.

4. The saffron shading speaks to fearlessness and penance while white shading speaks to truth, harmony and virtue. Green shade of the banner indicates flourishing while the Ashok Chakra speaks to the Laws of Dharma (exemplary nature)

5.The center white stripe in the national banner conveys the structure of an Ashoka Chakra in naval force blue shading with 24 similarly separated spokes

6. The National Flag of India, by law, is to be made of khadi, an extraordinary sort of hand-spun material of cotton or silk made famous by Mahatma Gandhi.

7. The option to produce the banner is held by the Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission, who thusly dispenses it to the provincial gatherings.

8 Tenzing Norgay lifted the Indian national banner on Mount Everest just because on 29 May 1953.

9. Prior to 2002, ordinary residents of India were not permitted to lift the National Flag with the exception of an Independence Day and Republic Day. In 2002, Supreme Court of India corrected the banner code and offered rights to all residents to lift the banner whenever according to the banner code.

10. According to the banner code, the banner must be lifted in the day time and there ought to be no banner or some other emblematic portrayal above it.

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