Interesting Facts about India

Know Unknown Facts about India on Independence Day

Hey! Today we are celebrating the completion of 70 years of Independence. On 15th August 2017, our honorable Prime Minister Modi is going to inaugurate 71st day of Independence. Isn’t it amazing but there are still some facts which are not well known to all.

Do you know who introduced national flag of India?  It was actually Pingali Venkayya who introduced the idea of the national flag at Bezwada in 1921. The concept was of the tri-color which consisted Red and green depicting the two major communities of the country with white representing all other community in the middle along with a spinning wheel. Gandhiji’s contribution was to add white color and spinning wheel representing progress. This was later modified where red color was changed to saffron and spinning wheel with Ashoka Chakra.

Do you know when and where the first place to hoist the National Flag was? The date is 7th August 1906 and not 15th August 1947. The place was Parsee Bagan Square at Green Park Calcutta. And the flag was composed of three strips of color red, yellow and green. The red strip at the top had eight roses embossed in a row. There was a white sun on the left side and white crescent and star on the right of the green strip.

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Do know who can produce the flag in India? It is only Khadi  Development and Village Industries Commission who has the license to produce and supply our national flag.

Do you know there was no national anthem till 1950? Even while Independence day on 1947, our country had no National Anthem, though Jaana Gaana Mana was written in 1911, due to certain controversy and confusion this song was not officially declared as National Anthem but later when and it was written keeping our country- “India” in mind.

Do you know it was not Jawaharlal Nehru, but Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel who won the Prime Minister election but as Nehru did not want to play the role of second in command and due to the soft corner for Nehru, Gandhi was compelled to declare Nehru as Prime Minister?

Do know India shares her Independence Day with Bahrain, North and South Korea and the Republic of Congo. And do you know on this day Japan surrendered to the Allied Force? Isn’t the day remarkable in the whole world?

Do you know Hindi is not the national language but it is the official language of India?


India has its name from River Indus and in Sanskrit, our country is named as Bharat Ganrajya

Do you know which National Icon was a Vogue magazine icon? It was Jawaharlal Nehru. His Nehru jacket was an instant hit. How was a fashion icon even in western countries. So guys, on this freedom day get a Nehru jacket for yourself!

Do you know why India is renowned as peace maker country because since 1, 00,000 years? Isn’t it amazing!

Do you know who the multi-lingual freedom fighter was Bhagat Singh? He was expert in English, French, Hindi, Arabic, Punjabi, and Swedish. He could read and speak fluently.

Do you know why India is renowned as peace maker country because since 1, 00,000 years? Isn’t it amazing!

Do you know who the multi-lingual freedom fighter was Bhagat Singh? He was expert in English, French, Hindi, Arabic, Punjabi, and Swedish. He could read and speak fluently.

If you know any more such facts please do share with us at comment box below!

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