The Indian National Flag represents the hopes and aspirations of the people of India. It is the symbol of India’s national pride.  After Independence in 1947, the Dharma Chakra (Wheel of Dharma) of Emperor Asoka was adopted as the emblem on the official Flag of India.  The Dharma Chakra depicts the “wheel of the law” in the Sarnath Lion Capital made by the 3rd-century BC Mauryan Emperor Ashoka.  The Ashoka dharma chakra represents the Hindu concept of Dharma.

All three stripes of the flag (saffron, white and green) are to be equal in width and length with the official 24 spoke Ashoka Dharma Chakra.

The Indian Flag icon Twitter provides its users has 16 spokes and more resembles a blue bloodshot eye than the Ashoka Dharma Chakra. Also, the three stripes are not of equal width as the white section is too large.

Apple, Google & Facebook have correct Indian Flag icon designs – so should Twitter!

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