National symbols of India

National symbols of India

National symbols of India includes historic document, a flag, an emblem, an anthem, animal, bird, flower, tree etc.


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National Flag Flag of India by Pingali Venkayya India Flag

A horizontal tricolour of saffron at the top, white in the middle, and green at the bottom. In the centre is a navy blue wheel with twenty-four spokes, known as the Ashoka Chakra.

The saffron color represents courage and sacrifice; white - truth, peace and purity; green - prosperity; and the Ashok Chakra represents the Laws of Dharma


National Emblem National Emblem of India (Lion Capital of Asoka) National Emblem Of India It was adopted as the National Emblem of India on 26 January 1950, the day that India became a republic. The Emblem also consists the motto of India - "Satyameva Jayate" in Devanagari Script, which means "Truth Alone Triumphs".


National Calendar Indian national calendar (Saka calendar)    


National Anthem "Jana Gana Mana" by Rabindranath Tagore   "Jana Gana Mana" was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the Indian national anthem on 24 January 1950.


National Song "Vande Mataram" by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee    


National Flower Indian lotus india national Flower lotus  


National Fruit Mango india national fruit mango In India, there are over 100 varieties of mangoes, in different sizes, shapes and colours. Mughal emperor Akbar planted 100,000 mango trees in Darbhanga, Bihar at a place now known as Lakhi Bagh.


National River Ganga River india national river ganga Ganga is the longest river of India with the most heavily populated river basin in the world.


National Tree Indian Banyan india national tree banyan  


National Animal Royal Bengal Tiger india national animal royal bengal tiger  


National Aquatic Animal Gangetic Dolphin   Gangetic Dolphin is said to represent the purity of the holy Ganga River as it can only survive in pure and fresh water.


National Poet Rabindranath Tagore and Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay india national peot Rabindranath tagore
india national peom Bankim Chandra chattopadhyay


National Bird Indian Peacock india national bird peacock  


National Currency Symbol Indian Rupee india national currency symbol rupee  

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Created At: 22 February, 2014

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