India Celebrates 143rd Birth Annivesary of National Flag Designer Pingali Venkaiah

India Celebrates 143rd Birth Anniversary of National Flag Designer Pingali Venkaiah

  • India is observing the 143rd birth anniversary of the renowned freedom fighter and the designer of the national flag Pingali Venkaiah on August 2, 2019.
  • Pingali was born on August 2, 1876, near Machilipatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
  • The National Flag design by Pingali was approved by Mahatama Gandhi in a Congress meeting in Vijayawada in 1921.

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