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Federal Party of Manipur, India

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[Federal Party of Manipur] image by Tomislav Todorovic, 12 September 2010

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Description of the flag

The party flag is described in the party Constitution [1], which was adopted by the General Assembly of the party on 1993-11-9:

The party shall have a flag of yellow (orange colour) with a length and breadth at the ratio of 7:4. At the centre of the flag there shall be a "Shining Sun" with red colour within a circle.

Colour and Symbol
Orange Yellow represents, service, sacrifice and purity. Shining Sun represents source of life, energy, justice and victory.

According to the endnote of the Constitution [1], the party was registered with the Election Commission of India on 1993-12-23. It is unclear whether it still exists, because it seems to have lost the status of the state party between March 2006 [2] and November 2007 [3]. No photos of the flag could be found on the Web; only a thumbnail image of such a photo can currently be found via the Google image search [4]. There is also the photo of the cover of a book about the party, which is available at the Flipkart online bookstore [5]. Two photos differ in colour shades and even more in the size of red disc which represents the sun. The above image of the flag is created by combining the details of these two images: the colour shades are based on those of the book cover scan, which are probably reproduced more accurately, and the disc size is based on the Google thumbnail image, which is currently the only image showing a flag in real use.

[1] Election Commission of India website - Constitution of Federal Party of Manipur (in PDF format):
[2] Election Commission of India website - consolidated list of used and free party symbols on 2006-03-06:
[3] Election Commission of India website - consolidated list of used and free party symbols on 2007-11-08:,%20English%202007.pdf
[4] Google image search - currently existing thumbnail image of the flag photo which is no longer available online:
[5] Flipkart online bookstore - book "Federal Party Of Manipur 1993 - 2000 AD" by Naorem Joykumar Singh:

Tomislav Todorovic, 12 September 2010