Flag of Jammu and Kashmir
The state flag of Jammu and Kashmir of India consists of a deep red field, representing labour, charged with a plough to represent agriculture. Three stripes are found on the hoist side and represent the three geographic regions of the state, Jammu, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh.
Jammu and Kashmir is the only Indian state permitted to fly its own state flag and Jammu and Kashmir have a separate constitution. This is due to the state's special status under the Indian Constitution.
The flag is based on that of the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference, a political party of J&K. Hari Singh, the earlier Dogra ruler from Jammu advocated the accession of the former Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir into the Indian Union.