India and its national emblems
Our national flag has three colours and an Ashoka chakra in the middle of the
flag. The length and breadth of our National flag are in the ratio 3:2. Ashoka chakra has 24 lines. It
was taken from the Ashoka’ssarnathstoopa. Our flag was recognised as National flag on july 22nd
1947. The three colours in the national flag expresses a meaning.
Orange for sacrifice
White for truth and divineness
Green for wealth
Chakra for development
Our National emblem has four lions but only three of them are
visible to us. Below the lions we can see a horse, Ashoka chakra, cow. And below it in Devanagarilipi
the words “SATYA MEVA JAYATE “ are written.
Our National anthem is “JANAGANAMANA”. It was written by
Rabindranath tagore. It was recognised as National anthem on jan 24th
1950. It was firstly sung on
1911 at National congress meeting inn Kolkata. In order to sing the full song the time
required must be 52 seconds.
NATIONAL SONG :
Our National song is “VANDEMATARAM”. It was written by
Bankinchandrachatarjee. This poem was taken from the novel “Anand math” written in Bengali. This
was used as a revolutionary song by Indians during freedom revolution. It was first sung on 1896 at
Indian congress meeting.
Our National animal is “TIGER”. Indian government recognised
Tiger as our National animal in the year 1972 and from April 1973 it started a project to protect tigers
and the project is known as “Project tiger”.
OUR National bird is “PEACOCK”. It was recognised as our
National bird in the year 1964.
Our National flower is “LOTUS”
Our National sport is “HOCKEY”.
Our National tree is “BANYAN TREE”.
Our National language is “HINDI”.