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image by Jaume Ollé, 13 April 2009
Telugu Desam is a local party in Andhra Pradesh, with 3% of the national vote
but 3 members of Lok Sabha. It is a member of the BJP lead alliance which
was defeated at the last election. The
party web page showed a flag with
a red gear wheel, green plough, and a white cottage printed together on the
auspicious yellow cloth which is the Telugu Desam's official flag. The red
gear wheel represents the power of the labor and industrial progress, the green
plough represents the power of the farmers and the progress of the harvest, and
the white cottage represents the purity of the down-trodden, and their welfare.
The party emblem can be seen at
Knut A. Berg, 20 October 2004
Wikipedia shows the flag of Telugu Desam at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telugu_Desam_Party, but the image above is better.
The flag of Nava Telangana Praja Party is described at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nava_Telangana_Praja_Party and shown on the photograph at http://www.hindu.com/2008/07/12/stories/2008071250060100.htm.
image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 13 April 2009
The description of the Telangana Rashtra
Samithi and its flag is provided at
Chrystian Kretowicz, 13 April 2009