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Jagdishpur Zamindar

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The flag of the State of Jagdishpur is shown at This state was in today's Kaimur district in Bihar state, India, in the former Shahabad district.
Valentin Poposki, 5 November 2006

The flag is quartered gold and red, with a central white disk with a black line of a wolf's head(?) surrounded by Hindi script.

Under the British Raj zamindars were large landholders with some governmental responsibilities but they were not equivalent to the rulers of Princely States. There were under the direct authority of either the British administration or one of the actual Princely States.
Ned Smith, 5 November 2006