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#nationalflagadoptionday: On this day in 1947, #nationalflag of India was adopted by Constituent Assembly; Real #History of #IndianFlag and significance of #Tricolour; How Flag evolved over decades:
#Thread #FlagAdoptionDay #NationalFlagDay #flagadoptionday2021
#Indian #Tricolor, designed by #pingalivenkayya, became India's official flag on July 21, 1947. Several designs were scraped before Tricolor accepted by people of country. Final design #IndianNationalFlagAdoptionDay, hoisted by #PrimeMinister Nehru on August 16, 1947 at Red Fort,
Had history of several decades preceding #Independence.
Indian Tricolour is matter of pride for country. Symbol of #Unity, #diversity, #Courage and patriotism. Representation of country, its spirit, power and majesty, comprises 4 colors - #saffron, white, #green and blue.
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This is how our flag would have looked like, if Mahatma Gandhi had his way. Of course, Gandhi bhakts won't tell you this, so read on...

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@Sanjay_Dixit

#राष्ट्रीय_झंडा_अंगीकरण_दिवस #तिरंगा_दिवस
#FlagAdoptionDay #FlagDay #Tiranga #FlagDay
This day in 1947, the Tricolour was adopted as India's National Flag. But do you know that Mahatma Gandhi wanted a Union Jack in one corner of the new flag? Something like this flag design seen here which was proposed by our first Governor-General Lord Louis Mountbatten. 2/n
Gandhiji, unlike Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, was not an enemy of the Empire. He favoured Dominion Status under the British monarch (which we got in 1947), not Purna Swaraj, or complete freedom of India as Netaji strove for. 3/n
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