25th November 2019


How did flags originate?

Historically, flags originate as military standards, used as field signs. The practice of flying flags indicating the country of origin outside of the context of warfare became common with the maritime flag, introduced during the age of sail, in the early 17th century.

Why is our national flag called the tricolor?

Hence our flag is called tiranga (tricolour) because the 3 colours symbolise something and the ashok chakra's colour is not symbolising anything rather the ashok chakra is the symbol. P.S - This answer is opinion based .It can vary from person to person .
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