detail the importance of national flag of India.

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Saddiya  Anwar asked 10-Feb-2020 in Q&A categories by Saddiya Anwar

 Importance of national flag of India.

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Saddiya  Anwar answered 10-Feb-2020 by Saddiya Anwar

detail the importance of national flag of India.

National Flag of India is horizontal tricolor of deep saffron Kesari, represents courage and sacrifice at the top, white colour indicates peace and truth in the middle and dark green represents faith and chivalry at the bottom.

2:3 is the ratio of the width of the flag to its length. In the centre of white band is a wheel, in navy blue colour. Its design is that of the wheel (Chakra) with 24 Spokes on the abacus of the Sarnath lion capital of Ashoka. Its diameter equals to the width of the white band.  On 22nd July, 1947 the constituent assembly adopted the design of the national flag. Its use and display are regulated by a code.A new Flag code of India, 2002 took effect from 26 January 2002 and its provisions are :  No restrictions for displaying the national flag by members of general public, private organisations and educational institutions.  

However, Prevention of Improper Use Act 1950, the prevention of insults to National Honour Act, 1971 and few other law enacted on the subject are guidelines for using the flag with dignity and pride.

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