Symbol of state and union territory: For competitive exam

Updated Tue, 20 Jun 2023 02:52 PM IST

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Do you know every state and union territory of India have own symbol, if not then read the article for complete details of Indian states and union territory symbols?

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Symbols of state and union territory:What is Symbol

 
Symbol, Symbol means any sign, when it is given to something, it becomes the identity of something, in simple words - - “something that means something else: as an emblem The eagle is a symbol of the United States. A letter, character, or symbol used in place of a word to represent quantity, position, relationship, a direction or something to do The + symbol is the symbol to add symbol.”

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 Symbols of state and union territory: Symbol selection process

 
Similarly in India, every state and union territory of India have a specific symbol for identifying itself. So the each state and union territory has a unique set of official symbols, usually a state emblem, animal, bird, flower, and tree. A second animal (fish, butterfly, reptile, aquatic animal, heritage animal) sometimes appears, as do fruits and other plants, and there are state songs and mottos.
 
Different types of symbols have been adopted by different states and union territories. Symbols can be divided into the many types ,Thus we can divide the symbol into below parts….
 
• Tree
• Birds
• Fruit
• Flower
• Animals
 

The symbols of the state and union territory

 
Every state and union territory have a specific symbol for official use, below are the all symbols related to state and union territory ……
 
  • Delhi
 
  1. State Animal Nilgai
  2. State Bird House Sparrow
  3. State Flower Alfalafa
  4. State Tree Gulmohar
 
  • Andhrapradesh
 
  1. State Animal Black Buck
  2. State Bird Rose Ringed Parrot
  3. State Flower Jasmine
  4. State Tree Neem
 
  • Arunachal Pradesh
 
  1. State Animal Mithun
  2. State Bird Great Hornbill
  3. State Flower Foxtail Orchid
 
  • Assam
 
  1. State Animal One-Horned Rhino
  2. State Bird White Winged Wood Duck
  3. State Flower Foxtail Orchid
 
  • Bihar
 
  1. State Animal Indian Gaur
  2. State Bird Indian Roller
  3. State Flower Kachnar
  4. State Tree Peepal
 
  1. Chandigarh
 
  1. State Animal Indian Grey Mongoose
  2. State Bird Indian Grey Hornbill
  3. State Flower Dhak/Palash
  4. State Tree Mango
 
  • Chhattisgarh
 
  1. State Animal Wild Buffalo
  2. State Bird Hill Myna
  3. State Flower Indian Laurel
  4. State Tree Sal
 
  • Goa
 
 
  1. State Bird Black Crested Bulbul
  2. State Flower Frangipani
  3. State Tree Matti
  4. State Animal Gaur
 
  • Gujarat
 
  1. State Animal Asiatic Lion
  2. State Bird Greater Flamingo
  3. State Flower Marigold
  4. State Tree Banyan
 
  • Haryana
 
  1. State Animal Blackbuck
  2. State animal Black Francolin
  3. State Flower Lotus
  4. State Tree Peepal
 
  • Himachal Pradesh
 
  1. State Animal Snow Leopard
  2. State Bird Western Tragopan
  3. State Flower Rhododendron
  4. State Tree.

    Source: Canva

    Deodar
 
  • Jammu and Kashmir
 
  1. State Animal Kashmir Stag Hangul
  2. State Bird Black Necked Crane
  3. State Flower Rhododendron
  4. State Tree chinar
 
  • Jharkhand
 
  1. State Animal Elephant
  2. State Bird. Koel, parrot
  3. State Flower Tree Palash
  4. State Tree. Sal
 
  • Karnataka
 
  1. State Animal Elephant
  2. State Bird Indian Roller
  3. State Flower Lotus
  4. State Tree. Sandal Wood
 
  • Kerala
 
  1. State Animal Elephant
  2. State Bird Great Hornbill
  3. State Flower Kannikona
  4. State Tree. Coconut
 
  • Madhya Pradesh
 
  1. State Animal Swamp Deer
  2. State Bird Paradise Fly Catcher
  3. State Flower Parrot Tree Palash
  4. State Tree. Banyan
 
  • Maharashtra
 
  1. State Animal Giant Squirrel
  2. State Bird. Green Imperial Pigeon
  3. State Flower Jarul
  4. State Tree Mango
 
  • Manipur
 
  1. State Animal Sangai
  2. State Bird. Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant
  3. State Flower Shirui Lily
  4. State Tree. Toon
 
  •  Meghalaya
 
  1. State Animal Clouded Leopard
  2. State Bird. Hill Myna
  3. State Flower Lady Slipper Orchid
  4. State Tree Gamari
 
  • Mizoram
 
  1. State Animal Serow
  2. State Bird Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant
  3. State Flower Red Vanda Orchid
  4. State Tree. Iron Wood
 
  • Nagaland
 
  1. State Animal Mithun
  2. State Bird. Blyth’s Tragopan
  3. State Flower Rhododendron
  4. State Tree. Alder
 
  • Orrisa
 
  1. State Animal Sambhar deer
  2. State Bird Indian Roller
  3. State Flower Ashoka
  4. State Tree Banyan
 
  • Panjab
 
  1. State Animal Blackbuck
  2. State Bird Baj – Northern Goshawk
  3. State Flower Gladiolus
  4. State Tree Banyan
 
  •  Rajasthan
 
  1. State Animal Camel, Blackbuck
  2. State Bird Indian Bustard
  3. State Flower Rohida
  4. State Tree Kejri
 
  • Sikkim
 
State Animal Red Panda
State Bird Blood Pheasant
State Flower Noble Orchid
State Tree Rhododendron
 
  • Tamilnadu
 
  1. State Animal Nilgiri Tahr
  2. State Bird Emerald Dove
  3. State Flower Kandha
  4. State Tree Palmyra Pal
 
  • Telangana
 
  1. State Animal Spotted Deer
  2. State Bird. Indian Roller
  3. State Flower Tangedu
  4. State Tree. Jammi Chettu
 
  • Uttarakhand
 
  1. State Animal Musk Deer
  2. State Bird Himalayan Monal
  3. State Flower Braham Kamal
  4. State Tree Buransi
 
  • West Bengal
 
  1. State Animal Fishing Cat
  2. State Bird White-Throated Kingfisher
  3. State Flower Shephali
  4. State Tree Chatim
 
  • Puducherry
 
  1. State Animal Indian Palm Squirrel
  2. State Bird Asian Koel
  3. State Flower Nagalinga
  4. State Tree Bael/Wood Apple
 
  • Lakshadweep
 
  1. State Animal Butterfly Fish
  2. State Bird Sooty Tern
  3. State Flower Neelakurinji
  4. State Tree Breadfruit
 
  • Tripura
 
  1. State animal Phayre’s Langur
  2.  State bird Green Imperial Pigeon
  3.    State tree Agar
  4. State flower Nageshwar
  5.  
  • Uttar Pradesh
 
  1. State animal Swamp Deer
  2. State bird Sarus Crane
  3.  State tree Ashok
  4.   States flower Brahm Kamal
Know more

Q1-What are the state symbols of India?

Answer - State Animal Elephant
State Bird Indian Roller
State Flower Lotus
State Tree Sandal Wood

Q2-Why do states have symbols?

Answer-These symbols represent the culture and the natural wonders unique to that state. The official bird, flower, or plant may be a species that is found exclusively in that particular state. Most state symbols are chosen following dedicated research efforts by citizens, organizations, and students.

Q3-What is the state flower of Goa?

Answer-Scientifically known as crossandra infundibuliformis, Abolim was notified as the state flower in the early 1970s because of its importance in Goa's socio-cultural life.
 

Q4-What is the state tree of Ladakh?

Answer-Jammu and Kashmir - Chinar 
Ladakh   - Not yet designated

Q5-Which is the state bird of Delhi?

Answer-The house sparrow.

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