However, the explanation offered appears to be flimsy, as because UNPA had issued more complex/complicated ‘Flags’ of other nations accurately and correctly. In fact, this is the only recorded UN Flag Stamp which has been found with image distortion.
Nikhilesh Melkote of Bangaluru also received a letter of regret from the Chief of UNPA in 1985 when he pointed out the error.
In India the UN flag is flown along with the national flag on all buildings on which the Indian national flag is regularly flown on October 24, on the UN Day, except on Rashtrapati Bhawan, the vice president's house, Parliament House and the Supreme Court building. Since 1948, October 24 has been celebrated across the globe as the UN Day.The United Nations was established on October 24, 1945 after World War II to promote international cooperation.