Government to release special commemorative postage stamp to honour Tricolour designer P Venkayya on 146th birth anniversary
August 02, 2022 marks the 146th birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, the designer of India’s national flag.
To mark the birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, the Government of India will release a special commemorative postage stamp in his honor for his invaluable contribution to the country.
The stamp will be released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during an event “Tiranga Utsav” organised by the Ministry of Culture at Indira Gandhi Stadium, in New Delhi, on the occasion of his 146th Birth Anniversary.
The event will also display the original design of the national flag made by Pingali Venkayya. The current flag is the modified version of the first design of the flag.
The Tiranga Utsav will also witness the grand launch of the “Har Ghar Tiranga” anthem and video.
Venkayya, born on August 02, 1876, near Machilipatnam town in Andhra Pradesh, was a freedom fighter and a follower of Gandhian principles.