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by Chrystian Kretowicz
Source: Indian Princely StatesSee also:
From Filcher (1984):
PRINCIPALITY OF BANGANAPALLE
Madras Presidency , Kurnool District
9 gun salute
Area: 712 sq.km
Acceded to the Union of India on Feb.23, 1948
Founded in 1790 by Saiyid Asad Ali Khan
"His Highness the Nawab Saheeb of Banganapalle has a green flag in rectangular shape with the center, in white. The Nawab is a Muslim - shiite, descendant of the Prophet. The sword is double-bladed and is called the 'zulfiqar'."
Blas Delgado Ortiz, 10 January 2003
See also: Ottoman Empire for more information on the Zulfikar.