Remembering Pingali Venkayya, the architect of India's national flag
2, Aug 2020, 2:48 PM
While millions of Indians look up to the tricolour with pride and patriotism, very less is known about the man who designed our national flag – Pingali Venkayya. Born on August 2, 1876 in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, Pingali Venkayya was a Gandhian ideologist, a linguist, geolist and a writer. On his 144th birth anniversary, let’s take a look at some lesser-known facts about the man who designed India’s national flag.