National flag: Design & Adoption - Indian History & Indian National Movement

Q.  Consider the following statements

1. National flag is designed by Pingali Venkayya.
2. The flag is to be made of is to be made of khadi
3. Constituent Assembly adopted the flag on 25 Jan 1950.

- Published on 05 Jun 15

a. 1,2
b. 2,3
c. 1,3
d. All

ANSWER: 1,2
 
Constituent Assembly adopted the flag on 22 July 1947.The flag, by law, is to be made of khadi, a special type of hand-spun cloth, or silk made popular by Mahatma Gandhi. The manufacturing process and specifications for the flag are laid out by the Bureau of Indian Standards. The right to manufacture the flag is held by the Khadi Development and Village Industries Commission, who allocate it to the regional groups. As of 2009, the Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha was the sole manufacturer of the flag.

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