Republic Day 2019: Know all About Tiranga and Importance of the Three Colours and Dharma Chakra in the Indian National Flag

By | January 24, 2019
Republic Day 2019: Know all About Tiranga and Importance of the Three Colours and Dharma Chakra in the Indian National Flag

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After 100 years of struggle and guidance under the principle of Father of the Nation i.e Mahatma Gandhi, Indian achieved freedom from British Raj on 25th August 1947. Despite Independence, the nation did not have Constitution. So the Constitution of India was created by Dr B.R Ambedkar and came into effect in 1950. From the time of Independence, the colour of Indian flag remained same i.e saffron, white and green with Dharma Chakra in the centre. But do you know, each shade on the flag represents a certain aspect of the country.

The national flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour (Tiranga) of saffron (Kesari) colour at the top, white in the middle and dark green at the bottom in equal proportions. The flag also consists of Dharma Chakra in the centre. Republic Day 2019 Speeches: Best Quotes That You Can Use to Make Your Speech Patriotic (Watch Video).

Here are what these three colours signify:

Saffron

The deep saffron colour in the national flag holds the top position. The colour stands for courage and selflessness. The Kesari is also religiously significant for Hindus as it stands for renunciation and absolution of the ‘Ego’. It also stands for the courage of those soldiers who dedicate their lives to their heartland. Best WhatsApp Stickers, GIF Image Messages, Patriotic Quotes, SMS to Send Happy Republic Day Greetings.

White

The white colour in the flag stands for honesty, peace, and purity. It is also a sign of knowledge and cleanliness. The white band indicates peace and truth with Dharma Chakra in the middle. It also gives a message that every citizen should live in harmony.

Green

The last stripe green in colour shows the fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the land. The green colour is also a sign of success and happiness. 12 National Symbols of Incredible India & Their Importance That You Should Know.

Dharma Chakra

The Dharma Chakra in the middle depicts the “wheel of the law” in the Sarnath Lion Capital made by the 3rd-century BC Mauryan Emperor Ashoka. The chakra intends to signify that there is life in movement and death in stagnation.

After knowing the importance of each colour in the Indian Flag now feel prouder and sing ‘Vijayi Vishwa Tirangaa Pyaara! Jhanda Ooncha Rahe Hamara’ this Republic Day!

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