Wednesday, July 30, 2008


State flag of Sangli


Coat of Arms of Sangli State

Sunday, July 27, 2008


Flag of Dhar State

Saturday, July 26, 2008


Flag of Ratlam State


Flag of Dharampur State

Wednesday, July 23, 2008


Personal Standard of Nawab of Balasinor


Flag of Balasinor State

Sunday, July 20, 2008


Coat of Arms of Bikaner


State Flag of Bikaner


State Flag of Jaipur


Personal Flag of Ruler of Ajaygadh


State Flag of Ajaygadh

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Jhabua Rulers Flag

Personal Flag of Maharaja of Jhabua


State flag of Jhabua

Friday, July 18, 2008


Flag of Mandi


Personal Flag of Maharaja of Narsinhgarh.
A biocolor flag consists of 2 colors, red and white. Red portion of the flag shows "Katyar" (Dagger) and "Khanda" (A double edged sword) symbol of Khshatriya clan and the white portion shows "Lord Hanuman" in red (Faithful servant of Lord Rama, the family deity)

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


Coat of Arms of Mandi State


Coat of Arms of Suket


Coat of Arms of Ajaygadh
with the motto"Randhir Ajayvir"

Monday, July 14, 2008

What is a personal Flag?

The personal flag used to show seperate entity of a ruler from his state, which consists most of the time the family deity of the ruler and colors of his choice. It used to flew on all personal properties of the ruler like Palace, cars where as State flag was flew on State buildings like schools, official premises and on Courts, Police and Army premises.


A swallow tailed pink state flag

Saturday, July 12, 2008


Personal standard of Chatrapati Maharaja of Kolhapur

Kagal Sr.

Last Rani saheba of Kagal Sr. Vijayaraje Ghatge passed away on July 10, 2008 due to old age and illness. She was 88. May god bless her soul. She was the daughter of Raja Fattesinhrao III Bhosle of Akkalkot.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Kurundwad Sr.

It is sad to inform that, younger daughter of Raja of Kurundwad Sr. Princess Ishwaridevi (age 24) pass away in her sleep due to a massive heart attack on June 25, 2008. May god rest her soul in peace and my condolence to the royal family.

Saturday, July 5, 2008


Autograph of Major H.H. Raja Sir Bije Chand, Raja of Bilaspur, KCIE, CSI.
(1889-1927) (abdicated)

Thursday, July 3, 2008


Rajmata Lailaraje Patwardhan of Jamkhandi:
B.22 Nov 1930 in Indore. Daughter of Sardar Sharadkumar and Shakuntaladevi Kibe.
Married to Raja Parashuram II Patwardhan of Jamkhandi on 15 June 1948 at Indore. Her husband who was in the army training at the Mahow contonment, left the army because of the condition set by his father in law.she had 3 issues. 2 sons and a daughter.
1. Pravasiniraje B. 08 May 1949 married to Manmohan Sahni and having 3 children.
2. Pranayrao Patwardhan. B: 30 June 1951. Present Raja of Jamkhandi.
3.Pratikrao Patwardhan B: 09 Aug. 1954.

(Source: from the interview with Rajamata Saheba)