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by Jorge Candeias
Source: Indian Princely StatesSee also:
Sirohi was a small but populous 15-gun state: 1,994 sq.mi., with a population
of 216,000 people in 1931. Haynes shows a flag horizontally stripped (with equal
stripes, this time) in orange (saffron?), green, red, blue and white.
Jorge Candeias, 1 May 2002
The five-colored flag is named "Pancharanga", the flag with the five colors
of the Pajputs. Ziggioto (1998) has a flag with proportions 2:3.
Jarig Bakker, 1 May 2002
THE STATE OF SIROHI
Princely States of Rajputana, Rajputana Residency, Present-day Rajasthan
15 Gun Salute
Area: 5, 164 sq.km
Acceded to the Union of India on Jan.15, 1949
History: Prithviraj III (died 1193), the last Hindu ruler of Delhi, was
ancestor of Rao Deoraj, the founder of the Deora Clan of the Chauhan Dynasty.
His descendant, Rao Shobhaji was the first Rao of Sirohi in 1405.
"The State flag of Sirohi is a "Panchranga" of the Rajputs, in rectangular form, of five horizontal bands in colors (from the top): saffron (orange), green, red, blue and white."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 18 January 2003