The Indian National Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya who was a freedom fighter from Andhra Pradesh.
The Indian flag was adopted on July 22, 1947, just before India received independence from Britain on August 15, 1947
The first Indian flag was hoisted on August 7, 1906 at Parsi Bagan Square in Calcutta. It had three horizontal stripes of green, yellow and red.
Previously the national flag of India is made of khadi Tricolour but now be made of polyester and with the help of machines, according to revised Flag Code of India.
The Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha (KKGSS) located in Dharwad district of Karnataka is the only licensed manufacturer and supplier of the Indian National Flag.
The saffron color of the Indian national flag represents courage and sacrifice, white represents truth, peace and purity while green represents prosperity.
The middle white stripe in the national flag carries the design of an Ashoka Chakra in navy blue colour with 24 equally spaced spokes that represents the Laws of Dharma
On August 22, 1907, Madam Bhikaji Cama became the first person to hoist Indian flag on foreign soil in Stuttgart in Germany
Tenzing Norgay hoisted the Indian national flag on Mount Everest for the first time on 29 May 1953.
As per the amendment in flag code, now the flag must be hoisted in the day and night time but there should be no flag or any other symbolic representation above it.
India is all set to celebrate 75 years of independence on August 15, 2022. On this occasion, the government has launched 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign across the country from August 11 to August 17.