Sri.Pingali Venkaiah was born on 2nd Augusr,1876 in Bhatlapenumarru village near Machilipatnam, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh.
He was an educationist and writer. In 1916 , he wrote a book about 30 prospective designs of Indian national Flag. In 1921 Venkayya's design was approved in INC meeting held at Vijayawada.
Initially, the flag design contained only two colours, saffron and green. Later white colour along with a spinning wheel was added. Later Ashoka chakra replaced the spinning wheel. 24 spikes of Ashoka chakra indicate 24 states of India at the time of Independence.
Saffron colour in Flag stands for courage and strength. The white colour indicates peace and truth. The green colour stands for fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the country. Chakra with 24 spikes show that there is life in movement.
Sri.Pingali Venkayya is an intellectual and is fluent in many Languages. He is fluent in Japanese language, so he is fondly known as Japan Venkayya. He has extensive knowledge on cotton cultivation.
He never misused his contacts with top leaders of the nation. He was in extreme poverty when he died in 1963. He was a man of Values and a true patriot.
He was born on 15th September 1861 in Muddenahalli Village, Karnataka. His anscestors are from Mokshagundam Village in Prakasam Dt, AP.
Initially he worked at Nasik and implemented various projects as an engineer.
There is a Melodious song in a Vishnuvardhan Starring Movie which goes " Kannada Nadina Jeevanadi ee Kaaveri...." , which emphasizes the importance of River Cauvery in the lives of Kannadigas. The potentiality of this great river is truly utilized for public prosperity purposes through the construction of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) dam. The Master Mind behind this dam which is one of the largest dams in India is none other than Sri.Visvesvarayya. This dam is an engineering wonder which changed the fate of south Karnataka forever. Districts of Mandya and Mysore became highly fertile regions. Mandya is one of the biggest producer of Sugar cane in India. Mandya is known as sugar city in India.
During his tenure, he did many outstanding contributions to the state of Mysore. He has set up many industries including sandal oil factory, Bhadravati Iron and steel works etc
He is also known as the Savior of Hyderabad. He is the chief designer of the Flood protection system in the City of Hyderabad. In 1908 Hyderabad was devasted due to Musi Floods which took the lives of thousands of lives and left more than 1 lakh people homeless. It was due to the recommendations of Sri.Visvesvarayya , Nizam of Hyderabad started construction of Osman sagar and Himayat Sagar reservoirs . City improvement board was also established in 1912. Due to Sir.Visvesvarayya's flood control plan city of Hyderabad got relief for many decades from floods. Of course now as we can see due to lack of foresight in later generations, Hyderabad is getting flooded for even small rains. It is now the time for designing new flood control systems by taking inspiration from Sir.Visvesvarayya.
LEGEND OF SPIN SHANE WARN WAS BORN ON 13 TH SEPTEMBER 1969 IN VICTORIA ,MELBOURNE.
IN 1993, HE PICKED UP 71 WICKETS, WHICH IS A WORLD RECORD.
HE PLAYED A VERY IMPORTANT ROLE IN AUSTRALIA'S WIN IN WORLD CUP IN 1999.
ONE OF HIS EYES IS GREEN IN COLOUR AND THE OTHER ONE IS BLUE. THIS CONDITION IS KNOWN AS COMPLETE HETEROCHROMIA.
IN IPL, HE PLAYED FOR RAJASTHAN ROYALS IN FOUR SEASONS.
" If you want to make peace with an enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."
" It always seems impossible until it is done. "
" Difficulties break some men but make others."
" Young people are capable, when aroused, of bringing down towers of oppression and raising the banners of freedom."
" I never lose. I either win or Learn"
" After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb."