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Andhra Pradesh: Tribute paid to Pigli Venkaiah, who designed Tiraga on his birth anniversary

Amravati | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday paid tributes to freedom fighter and nationwide flag designer Pigli Venkaiah on his 146th delivery anniversary. The Chief Minister unfurled the tricolor at his camp workplace and took the salute. He additionally inaugurated a photograph exhibition based mostly on the lifetime of Pigli Venkaiah.

Throughout this, Vitality Minister PRC Reddy, Chief Secretary Sameer Sharma, Particular Chief Secretary (Tourism and Tradition) Rajat Bhargava, Extra Director General of Police (Legislation and Order) Ravi Shankar Aiyanar and different officers have been additionally current. The delivery anniversary of Pigli Venkaiah is being celebrated throughout the nation below the ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav’. India Publish launched a particular postal envelope in honor of Pigli Venkaiah on the event.

A program was organized to mark the delivery anniversary of Venkaiah at Bhatlapenumuru village in Krishna district, the birthplace of Venkaiah.
The tricolor designed by Pigli Venkaiah was adopted because the nationwide flag within the 1921 assembly of the Indian Nationwide Congress held in Vijayawada below the chairmanship of Mahatma Gandhi. Resulting from this Pigli’ flag additionally grew to become well-liked as Venkaiah.

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