France secretly changed the color of its country’s flag, President Emmanuel Macron got into controversy

France secretly changed the color of its country's flag, President Emmanuel Macron got into controversy

Highlights

  • Navy blue color has been included in place of light blue
  • The new color was touted as a symbol of the French Revolution.
  • The French President has also made changes in the Presidency logo

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French President Emmanuel Macro has changed the color of the country’s flag to blue. The blue color already present in the flag has been changed to navy blue. This color was part of the national flag before 1976. The change to blue of the flag that adorns the Elysee Palace was first done a year ago, but went largely unnoticed. He is being criticized for not informing the country in this regard.

symbol of the french revolution
Earlier the blue color of the national flag of France matched the blue color of the flag of the European Union. This color was decided by President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing in 1976. On behalf of the Presidency, it has been said that the President of the Republic has chosen navy blue color for the tricolor flag. It is mounted on the flag at the Elysee Palace. This color has been described as a symbol of the French Revolution. However, there were different opinions within the government about the new color.

Changes were visible even three years ago
Even though the President has given information about changing the National Flag, but this change in the flag was also shown on 31 December 2018 during the President’s address. However, at that time no one paid much attention to it. This is the second important change made by the President of France. Earlier, he had added Lorraine cross to the logo of the Presidency.

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The tricolor of France consists of blue, red and white. Blue and red are considered the traditional colors of France. In the national flag, the blue color has been taken as a symbol of freedom, white color as a symbol of equality and red color as a symbol of brotherhood. The French flag was designed by Jacques Louis David. It was adopted as the national flag in the year 1794.

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