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Indian Flag by Rajanna_dr
Indian Flag, a photo by Rajanna_dr on Flickr.

Hi All,

A small compilation regarding the Indian National Flag..

The three colors and the chakra in the flag are explained as below:

Bhagwa or the saffron colour denotes renunciation or disinterestedness. Our leaders must be indifferent to material gains and dedicate themselves to their work. The white in the centre is light, the path of truth to guide our conduct. The green shows our relation to (the) soil, our relation to the plant life here, on which all other life depends. The “Ashoka Chakra” in the centre of the white is the wheel of the law of dharma. Truth or satya, dharma or virtue ought to be the controlling principle of those who work under this flag. Again, the wheel denotes motion. There is death in stagnation. There is life in movement. India should no more resist change, it must move and go forward. The wheel represents the dynamism of a peaceful change.

The history of the flag is a vast one.. You can find the details of the history in Wikipedia.

But more importantly, all of us have to learn the flag code of India.

Flag code of India
and the most important aspect –

the Flag made of paper may be waved by public on occasions of important national, cultural and sports events. However, such paper Flags should not be discarded or thrown on the ground after the event. As far as possible, it should be disposed of in private consistent with the dignity of the Flag;
where the Flag is displayed in open, it should, as far as possible, be flown from sunrise to sunset, irrespective of weather conditions;
the Flag should not be displayed or fastened in any manner as may damage it; and
when the Flag is in a damaged or soiled condition, it shall be destroyed as a whole in private, preferably by burning or by any other method consistent with the dignity of the Flag.

I say this because last Independence day, I found this next to my house. Sad but true.

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