Designer of India’s National Flag

\"\"By N.A. Mirza

National Flag (Tricolour) of India was designed by Pingali Venkaiah who designed the national flag in just three hours’ time on the request of Mahatma Gandhi.Pingali Venkaiah, a versatile genius who begun his career as a railway guard, mastered Urdu, Sanskirit and Japanese and studied geology, agriculture and study of diamonds.

On August 12, 2009, the department of post released a commemorative stamp and FDC and a brochure to honour Mr. Venkaiah.

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One Response to Designer of India’s National Flag

  1. SUNIL KUMAR GARG says:

    That’s the beauty of First Day Covers. While the right is the business end of the cover the left side can be used by the artist for more creativity.
    At least one more cover has several flags on it-the INC issue of 1985
    having 4 big stamps.

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