Pingali Venkayya

Indian independence activist

Pingali Venkayya (2 August 1876[1] – 4 July 1963) was an Indian freedom fighter and the designer of the flag on which the Indian national flag was based.

Pingali Venkayya
Pingali Venkayya 2009 stamp of India.jpg
Venkayya on a 2009 stamp of India
Born12 August 1876
Died4 July 1963 (aged 86)
India
NationalityIndia
Known forDesign of Indian National Flag
Indian national flag

ReferencesEdit

  1. Archana, K. C. (2 August 2015). "A salute to the man who designed the Tricolour: Pingali Venkayya". India Today. Retrieved 2016-08-17.