Presidential Standard of India

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Standard of the President of India
Image of the Presidential Standard of India
Adopted 1950

The Presidential Standard of India was a flag flown by the President of India, from January 26, 1950, when India became a republic to August 15, 1971. It succeeded the Flag of the Viceroy of India that was used before Indian independence in 1947, and the Flag of the Governor-General of India that used in the 1947-1950 period. In turn, it was replaced by the National Flag of India, which since 1971 is also used by the president.[1]


The standard was a rectangle divided quarterly into blue and red quadrants, each quadrant was occupied by a national symbols drawn in gold outline. The symbols were:[1]

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  1. ^ a b Das, Chand N. (1984). Traditions and Customs of the Indian Armed Forces. Vision Books. p. 53.