The ‘chakra’ is a symbol dating back to 2nd century BC.
Its diameter approximates the width of the white stripe and it has 24 spokes which intend to show that there is life in movement and death in stagnation.
Madam Cama’s flag had green on the top, golden saffron and red at the bottom.
Eight lotuses representing the eight provinces were lined on the Indian Flag.
We are in a sense only ratifying that popular adoption. Some people having misunderstood its significance have thought of it in communal terms and believe that some part of it represents this community or that.
But, I may say that when this flag was devised there was no communal significance attached to it.” At the same meeting of the Constituent Assembly, Govind Das added “There is no touch of communalism in the three colours of the flag.Now Indians can proudly display the National Flag anywhere and anytime.There are some rules and regulations; upon how to fly the flag, based on the 26th January, 2002 legislation.These include the following The Do’s As of 26th January, many have already started hoisting the flags at their premises.This new flag code would not have been made possible if it weren’t for Mr.(The obsolete 1950 flag code; A strict flag code announced in the year 1950 regulated the use and display of the National Flag.It barred the use of the flag in advertisements or for any other commercial activity.Panditji (i.e., Jawaharlal Nehru) has already told you this in the course of his speech.It is true that at a time when the colours were red, white and green there was a trace of communalism in the flag.The white in the centre is light, the path of truth to guide our conduct. India should no more resist change, it must move and go forward.The green shows our relation to soil, our relation to the plant life on which all other life depends. The wheel represents the dynamism of a peaceful change.” It is important to read the extract from Jawaharlal Nehru’s address to the Constituent Assembly for the date on which the National Flag was adopted (Tuesday 22nd July, 1947) “I present this flag to you.