Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) hands a folded national flag to a flag raiser during celebrations marking the 71th anniversary of Indonesia's independence day at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta. Photo: EPA

Indonesia's original national flag paraded for the first time in decades for independence day

The original flag, which was first hoisted on August 17, 1945, was sewn by then First Lady Fatmawati, the first wife of late President Sukarno

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) hands a folded national flag to a flag raiser during celebrations marking the 71th anniversary of Indonesia's independence day at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta. Photo: EPA
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