The creation of the state flag – 1 March 1879

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At this time in 1879, the black colour denotes the Raja Bendahara who was second in line to the throne. Today the black denotes the DYAM Raja Di-Hilir.

The flag of the state of Perak.

Source: Council Minutes – 1st March 1879. In Harrison CW, ed. Papers on Malay Subjects. History (Part III). Council Minutes Perak. 1877-1879. Kuala Lumpur: FMS Government Press; 1908. p37

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