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Banganapalle - Indian Princely State

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[Banganapalle] by Chrystian Kretowicz

Source: Indian Princely States

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From Filcher (1984):

Madras Presidency , Kurnool District

9 gun salute
Area: 712
Acceded to the Union of India on Feb.23, 1948
Founded in 1790 by Saiyid Asad Ali Khan
"His Highness the Nawab Saheeb of Banganapalle has a green flag in rectangular shape with the center, in white. The Nawab is a Muslim - shiite, descendant of the Prophet. The sword is double-bladed and is called the 'zulfiqar'."
Blas Delgado Ortiz, 10 January 2003

See also: Ottoman Empire for more information on the Zulfikar.