.A ‘white lotus’ was placed in the centre, signifying purity. The Bengali word “Bonde Mataram” was also written on it.
- Sister Nivedita hailed from Ireland, and was a disciple of Swami Vivekananda.
- Also known as Nivedita’s Vajra Flag, it was displayed in an exhibition at the Calcutta Congress in 1906.
- However, the Flag did not find enough recognition and is preserved in the Acharya Bhavan Museum, Kolkata.
The National Flag
- The National Flag of India was designed by Pingali Venkayya in 1921.
- It was a tricolour Flag with Saffron, White, and Green, with the Ashok Chakra at the centre.
- The National Flag was adopted on 22nd July 1947.
- It was created according to the Flag Code of India, in an aspect ratio of 3:2.
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