Essay on Our National Flag in English for All Class Students (500 Words)

Our National Flag Essay

The national flag is a unique recognition of being a citizen of an independent country. The independent countries have their unique flag. The National flag is hoisted on every national occasion by the government official. But in India, the Indian people also have the right to fly the national flag on national events. The national flag is hosted as special places such as in the government offices, schools and other educational institutions on the occasions of Republic day, Independence Day and other national events. Our National flag is a tricolour flag. It is called 'TRIRANGA.' It the symbol of unity for the people of different castes living here.

The first Indian flag had religious symbols and eight roses on it with Vande Mataram written in the middle. It was hoisted on August 7, 1906 at Parsi Bagan Square in Kolkata. Second Indian flag had partial modifications. Bhikaji Cama raised it in Germany. Second Indian flag had partial modifications. Bhikaji Cama hoisted it in Germany. To avoid spiritual intrusion, a new flag came into existence. Indian National Flag was designed by Pingali Venkayya who was a freedom fighter from Andhra Pradesh and the Indian National Congress adopted his design on July 22, 1947. Our national flag is designed with three colours named as the tricolour flag. It is made up of hand-made khadi clothes. It was designed horizontally using tricolour strips of saffron, white and green. The middle white part has navy blue colour Ashok chakra. There are 24 spokes in Ashok chakra. The first colour of the national flag is saffron, the middle is white and lower is deep green. The saffron colour stands for the sacrifice and selflessness, white colour stands for truth and purity and green stands for youth and energy. And the Ashok chakra stands for the peace and courageousness.

India got independent on 15th August in 1947 from the British rule. Before the independence of India, the national flag of India was adopted on 22nd July in 1947 as the symbol of unity and great triumph. Our national flag reminds us of the sacrifices of our great Indian freedom fighters. And it makes us realize that how tough that time was for them. We have to go freedom by giving a large sacrifice. It is our duty always to respect our flag and never let it go down for our motherland.
When India was not free from the clinch of British rule, various Indian flags were designed to precede the Indian Independence agitation to get freedom from the British rulers. Eventually, the present design of the national flag was officially adopted. We learn the lesson of unity, peace and humanity from our national flag. It helps us to have faith in the truth and unity. It is hosted annually by the Indian prime minister on Independence Day (15th August) and by the president of India on Republic Day (26th January) at red fort followed by an address to Indians. Being Indian and we all must respect our national flag and never let its reverence go down.

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