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Indian Princely State

Last modified: 2005-07-09 by rob raeside
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[Jaisalmer] by Jorge Candeias

Source: Indian Princely States

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Jaisalmer was, according to Ed Haynes, a 16,062 sq. mi. state that had in 1931 a population of 76,000 and a 1:2 flag, horizontal bicolour of red over purple.
Jorge Candeias, 1 May 2002

[Jaisalmer] by Blas Delgado Ortiz

Ziggioto (1998) has "zafferano su porpora" - saffron red over purple, proportions 2:3, and in the center a white parasol, with yellow fillings, and with purple and golden ornaments.
Jarig Bakker, 1 May 2002

[Jaisalmer] by Klaus-Michael Schneider

On the fort of Jaisalmer in 2004 there was hoisted a horizontal bicolor in yellow over red. In the middle of the flag the picture of a sunshade-umbrella (=chhatri) was superimposed in inverted colours of the field. I suppose, it is the personal flag of HRH Maharawal SHREE BHEEJRAJ SINGH JI. (Maharawal is the official title of the local Maharaja in Jaisalmer). My supposition is indicated by the fact, that nowhere else in the city there is any flag. The measurements of the flag are: breadth 5 / height 3.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 April 2005