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by Tomislav Todorovic, 3 July 2008
The Lok Satta Party was founded on 2006-10-02 by the Lok Satta movement for
political reforms. Its flag, whose design is
also used as the party logo, is described in the party Constitution,
which was adopted on the founding day:
Article IV. Flag and Logo
Rules and Regulations, which specify the provisions of the Constitution
in detail and were adopted together with it, contain precise instructions for
the flag making:
- The Party flag shall
also serve as the Party logo.
- The flag shall be in the form of a
rectangle of dark blue colour and bearing a pure white circle, centered in
which shall be a five-pointed star of the same colour as the rectangle. The
dimensions, relative spatial arrangement and colors of the flag shall be as
- The dark blue colour symbolizes the vastness, depth and
inclusive nature of the ocean in which all streams finally merge.
- The five-pointed blue star signifies that the Party sets its course by the
twinkle of the distant star, and not by the lights of passing ships. The five
corners of the star stand for the five pillars of a true democracy: (i)
liberty (ii) self-governance (iii) citizen empowerment (iv) rule of law and
(v) self-correcting institutions.
- The white colour of the circle
stands for purity. The colour symbolizes unity of purpose and action amidst
the diversity in religion, region, caste, language and beliefs.
- Dimensions and Colours of Party Flag (Article IV)
- The ratio between the length (longer side) and the
breadth (shorter side) of the Rectangle in the Lok Satta Party Flag and Logo
shall be 3:2 irrespective of the overall dimensions. The rectangle shall be
of dark blue colour as prescribed.
- The white circle shall overlay
the dark blue rectangle and shall have a diameter of 76% of the breadth
(shorter side) of the rectangle.
- The five-pointed blue star shall be
symmetric all (a)round and shall lie entirely within the white Circle. When
measured from the center, the corners of the star shall lie at 87% of the
half-diameter of the circle.
Relative Spatial Arrangement:
- The white circle is centered both vertically and horizontally, inside the
- The five-pointed, blue star is centered, both vertically
and horizontally, inside the Rectangle.
- The dark
blue colour of the Rectangle and the five-pointed star is the result of
mixing of standard colours of cyan and magenta, in the ratio of 89% and 70%,
- The pure white colour of the circle is obtained by
combining, in equal measure, all colours of the spectrum.
 Wikipedia page about the Lok Satta Party:
 Lok Satta party website - texts of the Constitution and the Rules and
Regulations (in PDF format):
Tomislav Todorovic, 3 July 2008