August 13, 2022


Qrius Quotient: Tribute To Pingali Venkayya, Designer Of The National Flag

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In 1921, Mahatma Gandhi approved a design at the Indian National Congress meeting in Vijayawada. The version presented by Venkayya to the Mahatma had 2 stripes (green and red) and the Gandhian charkha at the centre. On Gandhi’s suggestion, Venkayya added a 3rd, white stripe on top, and this became the original Tricolour

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