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The Indian National Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya who was a freedom fighter from Andhra Pradesh.

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The Indian flag was adopted on July 22, 1947, just before India received independence from Britain on August 15, 1947

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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.

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The national flag of India is, by law, made of khadi, a special type of hand-spun fabric of cotton or silk.

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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.

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The saffron color of the Indian national flag represents courage and sacrifice, white represents truth, peace and purity while green represents prosperity.

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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

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On August 22, 1907, Madam Bhikaji Cama became the first person to hoist Indian flag on foreign soil in Stuttgart in Germany

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Tenzing Norgay hoisted the Indian national flag on Mount Everest for the first time on 29 May 1953.

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As per the flag code, the flag must be hoisted in the day time and there should be no flag or any other symbolic representation above it.

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