ISBN 9788129100856,The Indian Tricolour (English) Illustrated

The Indian Tricolour (English) Illustrated


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788129100856

ISBN-10 8129100851


Number of Pages 306 Pages
Language (English)


The one National-mascot that stands for and represents a country in the world arena is its National-flag. The Indian Tricolour pays homage to our National-flag, the symbol that gives India its uniqeu idenitity. This book offerts the readers a brief history of flags, their evolution and significance. It traces how our National-flag, Tiranga, came into being, took its present form, and how a young man fought for the right to fly his National-flag everyday of the year. About Author : Lt. Cdr. KV Singh (Retd) was a commissioned officer and was in the West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) as a Deputy Collector and Magistrate before joining the services. he is widely travelled within the country and abroad. He has authored four books (Quiz India, Our National Flag, Colourful World of Flags and Our Coins) and compiled two (An Insight into World Religions and Rites and Rituals of Hindus and Muslims of Undivided India) besides contributing articels, stories and poems to national dailis and other periodicals. He has also been an achor and participant in numerous television programmes. Contents : Foreword From the Author Acknowledgments Dawn of Independene and the Tiranga A young crusader liberates Tiranga The World of flags The ancient Indian dhvajas Flags of the Epic Era Flags of ancient, medieval and modern India Evolution of the Indian National-flag Madame Cama and the National-flag First Flag of the Freedom Movement The Jhanda Andolan, 1923 Between the year 1924 and 1930 Flag Committee: 1931 The Official Flag of the Indian National Congress India adopts her National-flag Specifications for the National-flag of India Amended Flag Code-India, 2002 Ordinary citizens and the National-flag Curious facts about the Tiranga Display of Royal Flags by the Erstwhile Appendix Flag Terms Defined Thoughts on Tiranga