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Most Amazing Pics of India

1) Desert Festival in Jaisalmer , India The pageantry here is stunning! Seriously. Part 2: 2) Indian army holding Indian national flag Part 2: 3) Deepest Stairwell In The World, Rajasthan, India. P...

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Flag Of India. The saffron color represents courage and sacrifice; white – truth, peace and purity; green – prosperity; and the Ashok Chakra represents the Laws of Dharma

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from the Guardian

60 years of independence in India

Lord Mountbatten salutes India's national flag as his wife, Edwina, and the Indian prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, look on. Credit: AP

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The National flag of India is officially described in the Flag Code of India as follows: "The color of the top panel shall be India saffron (Kesari) and that of the bottom panel shall be India green. The middle panel shall be white, bearing at its center the design of Ashoka Chakra in navy blue color with 24 equally spaced spokes." The flag, by law, is to be made of khadi, a special type of hand-spun cloth of cotton or silk made popular by Mahatma Gandhi.

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from BBC News

Will India dash UK trade deal hopes?

3D mapping projections display the Indian tricolor national flag on the India Gate

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953 via the South Col Route.

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