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#UK Indian navy ditches Cross of St George from ensign in effort to distance itself from colonial previous  #UKnews

Indian navy ditches Cross of St George from ensign in effort to distance itself from colonial previous

  • India’s chief Narendra Modi stated the crimson cross was a reminder of ‘slavery’ 
  • The nation has confronted criticism for its shut ties with Russia regardless of Ukraine struggle
  • New Nishaan flag is an octagonal blue protect honouring Shivaji Maharaj 
  • India launched its first indigenously-built plane service INS Vikrant in the present day 

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The Indian navy yesterday eliminated the Cross of St George from its ensign after 75 years in an effort to distance itself from its colonial previous.

India’s chief Narendra Modi stated that the crimson cross was a reminder of ‘slavery’.

But the transfer comes after his nation has confronted criticism for persevering with its shut relationship with Russia in spite of Vladimir Putin’s unlawful struggle in Ukraine.

India stays a significant purchaser of Russian navy tools and pure assets.

The Indian navy yesterday removed the Cross of St George from its ensign

But the new Nishaan flag is an octagonal blue shield honouring Shivaji Maharaj, founder of the ancient Maratha kingdom

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The Indian navy yesterday eliminated the Cross of St George from its ensign after 75 years in an effort to distance itself from its colonial previous

It has additionally abstained from votes in the United Nations condemning the invasion.

Under British rule the Indian navy was referred to as Her Majesty’s Indian Marine and the Cross of St George ensign continued to be flown for many years after India’s independence from Britain.

But the brand new Nishaan flag – unveiled as India launched its first indigenously constructed plane service the INS Vikrant – is an octagonal blue protect honouring Shivaji Maharaj, founder of the traditional Maratha kingdom.

Mr Modi stated: ‘Until in the present day the id of slavery remained on the flag of the Indian navy.

‘But from in the present day onwards, impressed by Shivaji, the brand new flag will fly in the ocean and the sky.’

India launched its first indigenously built aircraft carrier the INS Vikrant today

India launched its first indigenously constructed plane service the INS Vikrant in the present day

Prime Minister Modi said: 'Until today the identity of slavery remained on the flag of the Indian navy. But from today onwards, inspired by Shivaji, the new flag will fly in the sea and the sky'

Prime Minister Modi stated: ‘Until in the present day the id of slavery remained on the flag of the Indian navy. But from in the present day onwards, impressed by Shivaji, the brand new flag will fly in the ocean and the sky’

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