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Orchha - Indian Princely State

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[Orchha] image by Jorge Candeais

Source: Indian Princely States from Ed Haynes

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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:
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
Capital: Tikamgarh
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