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From Filcher (1984):
PRINCIPALITY OF PHALTAN
Princely States of Bombay Presidency, States of the Kolhapur-Dekkan Residency, Satara Agency
(no gun salute)
Area: 1,028 sq. km
Acceded to the Union of India on March 8, 1948
Founded in 1270's
First ruler of the present line: Naik Nimbraj I Nimbalkar 1284-1291
"His Highness the Sovereign of the Principality of Phaltan has a flag which is used for state purposes. It is a rectangular bicolor, orange over green."
(It says specifically "orange' not 'saffron')"
Blas Delgado Ortiz, 11 January 2003