India Flag Meaning & Details

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  • three equal horizontal bands of saffron (subdued orange) (top), white, and green, with a blue chakra (24-spoked wheel) centered in the white band

  • saffron represents courage, sacrifice, and the spirit of renunciation

  • white signifies purity and truth

  • green stands for faith and fertility

  • the blue chakra symbolizes the wheel of life in movement and death in stagnation

    note: similar to the flag of Niger, which has a small orange disk centered in the white band


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     Source: CIA - The World Factbook

 

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