The Empire to Commonwealth Project

British India (India/Pakistan/Hyderabad/British Indian Ocean Territory)

British India

 

 

 Independence Movement

 

 India was partioned into 3 independent nations:

 

 

 

India

Pakistan

Pakistan was subsequently divided into two nations, Pakistan and Bangladesh

 

 Hyderabad

 The United Kingdom retained soveriegnty of:

British Indian Ocean Territory

 

 The US Marines on Diego Garcia created this flag.

 Chargossians flag

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Merchant flags of the Indian Princely States

These were the flags used during the British Rule of India for the Indian Princely States

 

 

 

 Baroda

Bhavnagar

 Cochin

 

 

 

 Jafarabad & Janjira

 Junagadh

Kambay

 

 

 

 Kutch

 Morvi

Nawanagar

 

 

 

 Porbandar

 Sachin

Travancore

Thanks to Cyril Redondo for collation and research.  These images can be seen at flagspot.net.

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United States of the Ionian Islands

Ireland (Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland Province)

Ireland within the British Empire

  (Merchant flag)

 Became:

 Poblacht na hÉireann/Republic of Ireland

(Government of the) Province of Northern Ireland

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