List Of All National Symbols of India Details here
National Symbol of India
Emblem The National Emblem of India is an adaptation of the Buddhist Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath, near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh.
Animal The Tiger is the National Animal of India. It is the symbol of India’s wealth of wildlife. The magnificent tiger, Panthera tigris, is a striped animal.
Bird The Peacock (Pavo cristatus), is the National Bird of India. It is a symbol of qualities like beauty and grace.
Flag The National Flag is a horizontal tricolour of deep saffron (Kesari) at the top, white in the middle, dark green at the bottom and a blue wheel (chakra) with 24 sticks at the centre.
Fruit The Mango (Mangifera indica) is the National Fruit. It has been cultivated in India since time immemorial.
Tree The National Tree of India is The Banyan (Ficus bengalensis) Tree. This huge tree towers over its neighbours and has the widest trunk.
Sport Field Hockey, in which India has an impressive record with eight Olympic medals, is considered as the National Sport. However, Home Ministry has said that officially, no sport has been accorded, the status of National Sport.
Anthem Jana-Gana-Mana…. The song was composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore, adopted in its Hindi version is our National Anthem.
Song The song Vande Mataram, composed in Sanskrit by Bankimchandra Chatterji, is our National Song.
Calendar The National Calendar based on the Saka Era with Chaitra as its first month and a normal year of 365 days was adopted from 22nd March, 1957.
Flower Lotus scientifically known as Nelumbo nucifera is the National Flower of India
Other National Symbols
|Hindi in Devnagiri Script
|Father of the Nation
|National Foreign Policy
|National Information Letter
|– Republic Day (26th January)– Independence Day (15th August)– Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October)
|National Aquatic Animal
|Ganga Dolphin (Platanista gangetica)
|National Heritage Animal