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Jammu and Kashmir

Last modified: 2010-12-29 by ian macdonald
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[Jammu and Kashmir] image by Jorge Candeias

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Some facts

1931 area 85,885 square miles
1931 population 3,646,000
Ed Haynes, 3 April 1996

The Flag

Jammu and Kashmir's first flag was from 1846 on wholly saffron red with a rounded tail. Since 1936 the flag had a white plough, probably the symbol of the essentially agricultural economy of the state. The Maharaja had a red standard with on top and at the bottom a yellow stripe.
Jarig Bakker, 30 April 2002