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Indian Flag

The National flag of India is officially described in the Flag Code of India as follows:
'The colour of the top panel shall be India saffron (Kesari) and that of the bottom panel shall be India green. The middle panel shall be white, bearing at its centre the design of Ashoka Chakra in navy blue colour with 24 equally spaced spokes.'

It was adopted in its present form during a meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on 22 July 1947, when it became the official flag of the Dominion of India. The flag was subsequently retained as that of the Republic of India. In India, the term 'tricolour' (Tiranga) almost always refers to the Indian national flag. The flag is based on the Swaraj flag, a flag of the Indian National Congress designed by Pingali Venkayya.


Sr. No.
Name of Countries
Issue Date / Year
Note: This listing includes stamps which bears image of Indian Flag in full or illustrative image.
1.
Afghanistan 1988 (Single) With Nehru
2.
Antigua & Barbuda 1984 (Miniature Sheet)
1988 (Single)
3.
Aruba 1995 (Single)
4.
Bangladesh

1985 (Single) SAARC Summit
1992 (Single)
1995 (Single)
2003 (Single)
2004 (Single)
2005 (Single) SAAR Summit

5.
Bhutan 1964 (Set of 2, Imperf)
1976 (Set of 2)
1985 (Set of 2) SAARC Summit
1997 (Minitaure Sheet) With Mother Teresa
2008 (Single, Miniature Sheet)
2010 (Set of 2, Miniature Sheet) SAARC Summit
6.
Bosnia & Herzegovina 1997 (Single) Peace Day
7.
Bulgaria 2004, Post Card
8.
Chad 2009 (2 Imperf Sheetlet) With Gandhi & Tajmahal, Nehru
9.
Cook Islands 1995 (Single) 50th Annivarsary of UN
2012 (Sheetet) Flag image outside stamp designs.
22/08/2012 (Sheetlet)
10.
Cuba 15/08/1997 (Single) With Gandhi
2011 (Single) Fifty Years of Non-Alligned Movements and Flags
11.
Dominica 1990 (Miniature Sheet)
1999 (Single) With Nehru
12.
Dominican Republic 1956 (Single) With Hockey Team, India won Gold in Olympic
13.
Ecuador 1992 (Single)
14.
Ethiopia 1972 (Single)
15.
Greece 1977 (Single)
1985 (Single)
1989 (Single)
16.
Grenada 1970 (Single)
17.
Great Britain 13/08/1969 (Single) With Gandhi
18.
Greece 1989 (Single)
19.
Guinea Bissau 2010 (Sheetlet)
2011 (Souvenir Sheet)
20.
Hungary 1983 (Single)
21.
Indonesia 1992 (Single)
1995 (Single)
22.
Iran 1963 (Set of 2)
1975 (Single)
23.
Italy 1990 (Single)
24.
Ivory Coast 1978 (Set of 2)
25.
Jamaica 1996 (Set of 2)
26.
Jersey 2006 (Single)
27.
Liberia 1980 (Single)
28.
Malagasy 1985 (Single)
29.
Malaysia 1997 (Single)
2000 (Single)
30.
Maldives 1985 (Single) SAARC Summit
1989 (Single)
1990 (Single) SAARC Summit
1997 (Single) SAARC Summit
2005 (Miniature Sheet) SAARC
31.
Mozambique 02/10/1997 With Mahatma Gandhi
2010 (Souvenir Sheet)
32.
Myanmar 2004 (Set of 2)
33.
Nepal 1985 (Set of 2) SAARC Summit
2002 (Single)
34.
Nevis 2007 (Single)
35.
New Zealand

1995 (Single)
2003 (Single)

36.
Norway 1994 (Single)
37.
Pakistan 1982 (Set of 2)
08/12/1985 (Set of 2) (One Stamp withdrawn on 09/12/1985) Maps and Flags of SAARC Countries
1988 (Set of 2)
1989 (Single)
1990 (Single)
1992 (Single)
2004 (Envelope)
38.
Penrhyn 1996 (Single)
39.
Philippines 1977 (Set of 2)
40.
St. Vincent & Grenadines 07.12.1999 (Single) With Gandhi & Nehru
2000 (Single)
2006 (Single) (Flag displayed in inverted position)
41.
San Marino 1984 (Postcard)
42.
Sao Tome and Principe Island 1980 (Single)
2010 (Miniature Sheet)
43.
Seychelles 1989 (Set of 2) With Nehru
44.
Singapore 1971 (Set of 3)
45.
South Korea 1951 (2 Stamps, Miniature Sheet)
1965 (Single)
1983 (Single and Miniature Sheet) With Zail Singh
46.
Sri Lanka 1985 (Single) SAARC Summit
1991 (Set of 2) SAARC Summit
1991 (Set of 2) SAF Games
1995 (Single) SAARC
1998 (Single), SAARC Summit
2007 (Set of 2)
2008 (Single)
47.
Tajikistan 1995 (Single)
48.
Tanzania 1977 (Single)
1981 (Single)
14/03/1983 (Single) Flags of Commonwealth Natations
10/04/1987 (Single)
1998 (Single)
49.
Thailand 1977 (Single)
50.
Togo 2000 (Single)
51.
Tonga 2000 (Four Stamps)
31/08/2012 (Sheetlet)
52.
Trinidad & Tobago 02.03.1970 (Single) With Gandhi
1973 (Single)
1983 (Single)
53.
Turkmenistan 2000 (Single)
54.
Turks & Caicos 2008 (2 Stamps, Miniature Sheet)
55.
Uganda 2000 (Single)
56.
United Nations 1985 (Single, Miniature Sheet)
03/05/2007 (With Indian Coin)
2009 (Single)
57.
USSR 1972 (Single)
1973 (Single)
1977 (Single)
1978 (Single)
1980 (Single)
1981 (Single)
1984 (Set of 4, Miniature Sheet)
1987 (Se-tanant pair) With Coin and Red Fort
1987 (Post Card)
58
Vanuatu 1986 (Single)
59.
Venezuela 26/01/1998 (Souvenir Sheet)
60.
Vietnam 1989 (2 Stamps)

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