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Flag of India*
country India
used by India
current since 1947-08-15
created by Pingali Venkayya
format 2:3
shape rectangular
colours #ff9933, white, green
other characteristics flag has 3 horizontal stripes

flag contains symbol: Dharma-chakra


English: The flag of India.
Česky: Vlajka Indie
Deutsch: Flagge Indiens.
Esperanto: La flago de Barato (Hindio)
Español: Bandera de la India
Plattdüütsch: Flagg vun Indien.
Slovenščina: Državna zastava Indije
Français : Drapeau de l'Inde

The colours are saffron, white and green. The navy blue wheel in the centre of the flag has a diameter approximately the width of the white band and is called Ashoka's Dharma Chakra, with 24 spokes (after Ashoka, the Great). Each spoke depicts one hour of the day, portraying the prevalence of righteousness all 24 hours of it.


English: This image was created by User:SKopp.
Deutsch: Dieses Bild wurde von User:SKopp erstellt.
Español: Imagen creada por User:SKopp.
Français : Cette image est l'œuvre de User:SKopp.
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File history

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Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment
current 22:39, 21 September 2007 Thumbnail for version as of 22:39, 21 September 2007 1,350×900 (9 KB) Zscout370 (Honey, I broke the image)
22:28, 21 September 2007 No thumbnail (10 KB) Zscout370 (Reverted to version as of 06:31, 9 February 2006)
20:52, 15 September 2007 Thumbnail for version as of 20:52, 15 September 2007 1,200×800 (1 KB) Zscout370 (Reverted to version as of 23:54, 24 March 2006)
07:12, 26 March 2006 No thumbnail (10 KB) Nichalp (Reverted to earlier revision)
01:14, 25 March 2006 Thumbnail for version as of 01:14, 25 March 2006 1,200×800 (1 KB) Pumbaa80 (Wheel slightly improved. Colors changed according to
23:54, 24 March 2006 Thumbnail for version as of 23:54, 24 March 2006 1,200×800 (1 KB) Pumbaa80 (File re-coded by hand. File size significantly reduced. More saturated orange. Used [ this] as a template.)
06:31, 9 February 2006 Thumbnail for version as of 06:31, 9 February 2006 450×300 (10 KB) Zscout370 (did some little compression, I will try to do more later)
04:50, 30 December 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 04:50, 30 December 2005 450×300 (11 KB) Zscout370 (Saved it as a simple SVG file)
10:11, 28 November 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 10:11, 28 November 2005 450×300 (23 KB) Nichalp (Modified colours as per the old png version)
06:31, 16 October 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 06:31, 16 October 2005 450×300 (11 KB) Zscout370 (Compression)
03:30, 10 October 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 03:30, 10 October 2005 450×300 (12 KB) Zscout370 (I have changed the colors and the central emblem to match
04:58, 28 September 2005 Thumbnail for version as of 04:58, 28 September 2005 450×300 (11 KB) SKopp (The flag of India. Source: Drawn by User:SKopp {{Template:Insignia}} Category:Flags of India)
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