List of National Symbols of India
The modern Republic of India has several official national symbols including a flag, an emblem, an anthem, a song as well as several national symbols.
All the symbols were picked up at various times.
The design of the national flag was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly just 21 days before Independence, on the 24th of July in 1947.
There are also several other patriotic symbols including the national animal, bird, fruit, flower and tree, have all been selected carefully to project the image of India at its best.
They are chosen to reflect Indian culture and beliefs and also the positive at – tributes often associated with Indian traditions respectively.
There are 17 national symbols of India.
The Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath is the national emblem of India.
List of National Symbols of India:
|1. National Flag||Tiranga|
|2. National Anthem||Jana Gana Mana|
|3. National Song||Vande Mataram|
|4. National Currency||Indian Rupee|
|5. National Emblem||Lion Capital of Ashoka|
|6. National Pledge||India is My Country|
|7. National Calendar||Saka Calendar|
|8. National River||Ganges|
|9. National Flower||Indian Lotus|
|10. National Fruit||Mango|
|11. National Tree||Indian Banyan|
|12. National Animal||Bengal Tiger|
|13. National Bird||Indian Peafowl|
|14. National Aquatic Animal||Ganges River Dolphin|
|15. National Reptile||King Cobra|
|16. National Heritage Animal||Indian Elephant|
|17. National Dance||Bharatanatyam|