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Baria - Indian Princely State


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[Baria] image by Jorge Candeias

Baria is a former Indian state, now part of Gujarat, Western India. 810 square miles. East of Ahmadabad, it is now Devgad Baria in Panch Mahals district, Gujarat.
Jarig Bakker, 10 November 1998

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Variant flag

[Baria] image by Jorge Candeias

Haynes' Indian Princely States shows the flag as 4 stripes of *gold* and white. Perhaps another case of saffron inconsistency?
Jorge Candeias, 5 May 2002

Flicher (1984) "Drapeaux et Armoiries des Etats Princiers de l'Empire des Indes" gives the stripes as "jaune-foncé et blanc" [deep yellow and white] and an accompanying line drawing of the flag shows "Y+" for the stripes.
Ned Smith, 5 May 2002

On is a red-white-red-white flag, and the information that Baria was a 9 gun salute state, area: 2,106 km2, located in Bombay.
Jarig Bakker, 5 May 2002

Princely States of Bombay Presidency, Rewa Kantha Agency, Present-day Gujarat
9 Gun Salute
Area: 2, 106 sq. km
Acceded to the Union of India on June 10, 1948, Founded: Ancestor was Rawal Patai, last Chauhan King of Champaner around 1484.

The principality of Baria has a rectangular flag with four equally wide stripes colored alternatively dark-yellow and white.
Chrystian Kretowicz, 23 January 2003

Coat of Arms

[Baria] image by Sanjay G.