How to Draw Indian Flags

By Mark Slingo

Things Needed

  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Saffron coloring pencil or paint
  • India green coloring pencil or paint
  • Navy coloring pencil or paint
The Indian flag is called the

Flags are used on many things to indicate a language, nationality, country, state or place of manufacture. The Indian national flag is a horizontal rectangular tricolor design with stripe colors of deep saffron, white and India green. In the center of the middle white stripe is the Ashoka Chakra -- a navy 24-spoke wheel. The Indian flag was adopted in 1947 following independence from Britain. You can learn to draw an Indian flag, but make sure you draw the correct proportions for the stripes and wheel.

Mark two spots on each end of the paper equal distances from each other. Mark the spots and draw horizontal lines from each spot to the opposite one at the other end, diving the paper into three equal horizontal areas.

Color the top area saffron and the bottom area green. Leave the center area white.

Draw the wheel in the center of the white area. Use narrow triangles for the spokes coming from a small circle as the hub. Color the wheel navy blue.

About the Author

Mark Slingo has been a professional writer since 2008. His work has appeared in Forward, ScubaGlobe, Scuba Jedi, "Pattaya Mail" and other publications. Slingo has a Bachelor of Arts in politics from the University of Newcastle and a diploma in journalism from the British College of Journalism.