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Indian Navy New Flag 2022 | Indian Navy New Ensign Flag | The Indian Navy got a new insignia on Friday. The new Navy insignia got rid of the symbol of the slavery mentality of the old period.

  • Indian Navy will get a new Shivaji Maharaj flag
  • The red cross in the flag was removed
  • Finally this new change happened after 2014

The Indian Navy received a new insignia on Friday. Shortly before India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant was welcomed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated it to the nation during a function at the Cochin Shipyard in Kochi, Kerala. The new Navy insignia got rid of the symbol of the slavery mentality of the old period.

Indian Navy New Flag 2022

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Indian Navy New Flag 2022

What is a symbol or flag?

The Navy of any country has a flag. which is hoisted over all naval installations including naval warships, ground stations and its airports. This is called a navy mark or flag. Indian Navy also has its own insignia or flag. In which the red cross is made on the basis of white color. Which is the symbol of St. George. The tricolor is made in the upper corner of the flag. Also, there is Ashoka’s symbol in the middle of the cross. The tricolor is drawn on the upper left side. Also next to it is the symbol of Ashoka in golden color on a blue background, below which is written ‘Satyamev Jayate’. The symbol of Ashoka on which is actually the royal seal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The new flag has ‘Sham no Varuna’ written in Sanskrit at the bottom. It means ‘may Varuna be auspicious to us’. In our country Varuna is considered as the god of sea. So this sentence is written on the new mark of Navy.

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Indian Navy New Ensign Flag

How will the new flag be different?

The Naval Service was renamed the Royal Indian Navy on 2 October 1934. And when the armies of India and Pakistan were formed after partition, the Navy was divided into the Royal Indian Navy and the Royal Pakistan Navy. After this, on 26 January 1950, the word Royal was removed from the Indian Navy and renamed the Indian Navy. Before independence, the British flag remained in the upper corner of the naval ensign. Tricolor was replaced instead. According to the information received now, the sign of the cross will be removed in the new flag. The cross made into the flag is the symbol of St. George.

Previously changed flag

Before this, the Navy flag was changed in 2001 during the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. In which space was given to the Navy anchor by removing the George Cross between the white flags. And the tricolor on the top left corner was left intact. The demand for a change in the naval flag was long overdue, with the original suggestion for the change coming from Vice Admiral VEC Barboja.