History of the Indian flag
This is a brief history of the Indian flag, it origins and why it was chosen to represent the people of India.
The Indian Flag
The Indian flag is an integral part of India’s freedom and became a symbol of independent India. The tricolor flag is an identity of our country and symbolizes India’s journey and struggle to get freedom. The flag has continuously evolved with many changes made to it, and today we have the Indian flag that we see. This flag speaks volumes of India’s culture and heritage as well. People also buy Indian flags nowadays and use them on several occasions to represent India and its history.
Design of the Flag –
The Indian flag was designed back in the day by a person named Pingali Venkayya. He proposed the design to Mahatma Gandhi in 1921, who was then the leader of all India Congress. The design consisted of colors that represented the Hindus and the Muslims. Red was for Hindus, while green was for Muslims. It is said that Lala Hans Raj Sondhi offered the suggestion about the inclusion of the spinning wheel that was also associated with the movement of Gandhi to make India self-reliant by designing their own clothes. The flag had been modified several times, and it kept evolving until the final design was conceived.