The Royal Family of Jaffna

The Royal Flag

The Royal Flag

The Royal Flag

The Royal Flag of the Arya Cakravarti, Kings of Jaffna, was the victorious Bull Flag. The symbols on the Royal Flag are the bull (Nandi) couchant, in the centre above the bull is a white parasol bordered with golden tassels and white pearls, single conch and the crescent moon with a golden sun.

The Royal Flag is saffron in colour (golden yellow), with a white inner border. The colours, which have been chosen for the Royal Coat of Arms, the Royal Flag and for the Personal Flag, are auspicious colours.

Personal Flag of H.R.H Raja Remigius Kanagarajah

The Personal Flag

In 2005, The Raja of Jaffna adopted a Personal Flag, which is quit separate from the Royal Flag. In the centre of the Personal Flag is the Royal Coat of Arms and the Personal Flag is saffron in colour (golden yellow), with a maroon inner border. The Personal Flag is personal to him alone and can be flown by no one other than The Raja of Jaffna.

The Royal Flags
Eng. C.Q.C.M. Walschots
(Heraldic Artist)