While many many things are regulated here, there is not a standard requirement for license plates, other than your number be shown and that it be white (except for taxis or other for hire vehicles, which are yellow). As seen in the examples below, people take artistic license.
How would I even be able to tell the police if this bike hit me?
No consistent font, language, size. KA is Karnataka, the state in which Bangalore is located. AP is Andra Pradesh, a neighboring state. Note that even the numbers are written differently in Kannada, the local language.