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Kanker - Indian Princely State

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[Kanker] image by Jarig Bakker

Source: Ziggiotto (1998).

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From Filcher (1984):

Princely States of Central India, Eastern States, Present-day Madhya Pradesh
(no gun salute)
Area: 3, 706 sq. km
Acceded to the Union of India on Jan.1, 1948
Founded before 1809

"The flag of the Principality of Kanker is saffron (orange) with the image of the Monkey-God 'Hanuman holding the mountain under the crescent moon in the center." This is from an episode of the Ramayana.
Blas Delgado Ortiz
, 11 January 2003