What type of flag was designed during the ‘Swadeshi Movement’ in Bengal? Explain its features.
Development of the national movement made the national leaders aware that icons and symbols helped in unifying the people of the nation. It also helped to bring about a feeling
of nationalism among the people. Thus, during the Swadeshi movement in Bengal, a tricolour flag was designed.
- The flag consisted of three colours—red, green and yellow.
- It also had eight lotuses which represented the eight British provinces in India.
- It had a crescent Moon which represented both Hindus and Muslims.