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image by Jorge Candeais
Source: Indian Princely States from Ed HaynesSee also:
Orchha is a 17-gun state. Ed Haynes' site, Indian
Princely States, states that it had a population of 314,000 in 1931, and
an area of 2,080 square miles. Orchha is a town near Jhansi in Madhya Pradesh
state. It shows a long flag with 11 black and yellow diagonal stripes.
Jorge Candeias, 30 April 2002
Ziggioto (1998) writes: in proportions 1:2
four black bars on a yellow field.
Jarig Bakker, 30 April 2002
Filcher (1984) reports:
PRINCIPALITY OF ORCHHA
Princely States of Central India, States of Bundelkhand and Bagelkhand, Allied States of Bundelkhand
15 gun salute
Area: 5, 387 sq. km
Acceded to the Union of India on Jan.1, 1950
Founded about 1250, Present Dynasty established by Raja Rudra Pratap in 1501.
The flag of the principality of Orchha (or Tehri) is rectangular, proportions 1:2, and consists of seven diagonal stripes, starting from the top towards the bottom, alternating black and yellow.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 10 January 2003