The symbols of their country Mean more than what we see. A bald eagle is a symbol. That is fierce and strong and free. Their flag flies across the land; waves red, white, and blue. It shows their pride in where they live. It stands for freedom, too. Oh! The wonderful; beauty of the Himalayas puzzles me; The Rajasthani Thar desert sweats me; With rivers, sweet fountains, it's a land of high mountains, Its frozen forests are pretty, And are the source of prosperity. The year 1931 was a landmark in the history Of the flag. A resolution was passed; adopting a Tricolour flag as their national flag. This flag, the Forbear of the present one was saffron, white And green with Mahatma Gandhi's spinning The wheel at the centre. It was, however, clearly Stated that it bore no communal significance And was to be interpreted thus; It has 28 states and 7; union territories There are 18 official languages. 144 languages, 216 Mother tongues and 900 dialects National language: English: commonly used for National, political, commercial & educational purposes. The largest country, 2nd populous (1.08 billion).