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India Geographically

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Area Controlled By India Shows
dark green .
Claimed But Uncontrolled Area
Shown In Light Green.

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The Emblem Of India

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The Emblem Of India Is An
Adaptation Of The Lion
Capital Of Ashoka At Sarnath . There Are Four Asiatic
Lions Standing Back To Back -
Symbolizing Power, Courage,
Pride, And Confidence -
Mounted On A Circular
Abacus.

Motto : Satyameva Jayate
"Truth Alone
Triumphs"

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NEW DELHI : Capital City Of India

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The Foundation Stone Of The

City Was Laid By George V,
Emperor Of India During The
Delhi Durbar Of 1911. It
Was Designed By British
Architects, Sir Edwin Lutyens
And Sir Herbert Baker. The
New Capital Was Inaugurated
On 13 February 1931, By
India's Viceroy Lord Irwin.

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"TRICOLOUR" Or "TIRANGA" : National Flag Of India

"TRICOLOUR" Or "TIRANGA" : National Flag Of India | What Is India ? | Scoop.it
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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

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MUMBAI : Largest City Of India

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Variations Recorded In
The 16th And The 17th
Centuries Include: Mombayn
(1525), Bombay (1538),
Bombain (1552), Bombaym
(1552), Monbaym (1554),
Mombaim (1563), Mombaym
(1644), Bambaye (1666),
Bombaiim (1666), Bombeye
(1676), Boon Bay (1690) And Bon
Bahia.
After The British Gained
Possession Of The City In The
17th Century, The
Portuguese Name Was
Officially Anglicised As
Bombay.
By The Late 20th Century, The
City Was Referred To As
Mumbai Or Mambai In
Marathi, Konkani, Gujarati,
Kannada And Sindhi, And As
Bambai In Hindi, Persian And
Urdu. The English Name Was
Officially Changed To Mumbai In
November 1955.

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