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MANOJ B. PATEL

Wrap-up: Centre has No name for flag designer

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MANOJ B. PATEL

It seems that the identity of the designer of the Indian tricolour will remain a mystery forever.

The Union home minister has stated in response to an RTI query filed by this newspaper that the Constituent Assembly on July 22, 1947, adopted the Indian National Flag but doesn’t attribute the design of the national flag to any individual.

It has also been made clear that it has no information about whether the flag was designed by Pingli Venkayya of Andhra Pradesh or Suraiya Tayyabji, wife of a civil servant in New Delhi, whose names generally come up in this context, or any other person. The RTI query sought information regarding who designed the national flag and when.

http://www.asianage.com/india/wrap-centre-has-no-name-flag-designer-795

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Prasad GLN

A very old discussion in the forum and in other news papers.

That dept., is not having such information on their records , whereas Govt has clearly stated the name of Pingali Venkaiah in their other websites .

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