Congress leaders praise Pingali Venkaiah’s contribution


Vizianagaram District Congress President Saragada Ramesh Kumar said Thursday that future generations would continue to remember and respect Pingali Venakaih, who designed a wonderful flag for the country in 1921.

On the occasion of its 100th anniversary, together with party leaders Sunkari Satish Kumar and S. Srinivasa Rao, he welcomed the Indian flag and explained its significance to party employees.

Mr. Ramesh Kumar said that Mahatma Gandhiji and other high-ranking leaders held Mr. Venkaiah in Vijayawada in 1921 when Mr. Venkaiah showed them the model of the Indian flag.

Mr Satish said the Indian flag has special respect around the world as it is a symbol of sacrifice, peace and prosperity.

Party leaders Dola Srinivasa Rao and Ch.Srinivasa Rao were also present.


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