Lesser Known Facts about The Indian Flag

  • The ratio of the Indian flag’s width to length is two to three
  • The Indian flag was conceptualized and designed by Pingali Venkayya, a farmer from Machilipatnam   
  • The Indian flag, by law, is made of khadi and can be only made in nine specified sizes.
  • Flying an Indian flag made from any material other than khadi is punishable by law with upto three years of imprisonment and a hefty fine.
  • The Indian flag should never touch the ground or water, or ever be used as drapery.
  • Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha based in Hubli is the only licenced flag production and supply unit in India.
  • The largest flag (21 × 14 ft) is flown by the government of Maharashtra atop the Mantralaya building, the state administrative headquarters.
  • The three colors have different representations each.
          -The Saffron color represents courage and sacrifice.
          - White represents truth, peace and purity.
          - The Green color represents prosperity.

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