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List of Indian States and their Symbols

India i.e. Bharat, shall be Union of 29 States and 7 Union Territories rather than Federation of the states and UTs. Every Indian states and union territories have their symbols like state animal, state bird, state flower etc. Here, we are giving the list of Indian states and their Symbol with their common name and scientific name.
Aug 14, 2017 17:07 IST

India i.e. Bharat, shall be Union of 29 States and 7 Union Territories rather than Federation of the states and UTs. Every Indian states and union territories have their symbols like state animal, state bird, state flower etc. Here, we are giving the list of Indian states and their Symbol with their common name and scientific name.

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List of Indian States and their Symbols

1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Animal: Dugong

Bird: Andaman Wood Pigeon

Tree: Andaman Padauk

Flower: Adman Pyinma

2. Andhra Pradesh

Animal: Black buck (Antelope cervicapra)

Bird:  Indian roller (Coracias benghalensis benghalensis)

Tree:  Neem (Azadirachta indica)

Flower: Water Lilly (Nymphaeaceae)

3. Arunachal Pradesh

Animal: Mithun (Bos frontalis)

Bird:  Hornbill (Buceros bicornis)

Tree:  Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)

Flower: Foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis retusa)

4. Assam

Animal: Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis)

Bird:  White-winged duck (Asarcornis scutulata)

Tree:  Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)

Flower: Foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis retusa)

5. Bihar

Animal: Gaur (Bos gaurus)

Bird:  House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Tree:  Orchid tree (Phanera variegata)

Flower: Kachnar (Phanera variegata)

6. Chandigarh

Animal: Indian grey mongoose

Bird:  Indian grey hornbill

Tree:  Mango tree

Flower: Dhak flower

7. Chhattisgarh

Animal: Wild buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)

Bird:  Hill myna (Gracula religiosa)

Tree:  Sal (Shorea robusta)

8. Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Animal: Not designated

Bird:  Not designated

Tree:  Not designated

Flower: Not designated

9. Daman and Diu

Animal: Not designated

Bird:  Not designated

Tree:  Not designated

Flower: Not designated

10. National Capital Territory of Delhi

Animal: Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus)

Bird:  House sparrow (Passer domesticus)

11. Goa

Animal: Gaur (Bos gaurus)

Bird:  Ruby Throated Yellow Bulbul (Pycnonotus gularis)

Tree:  Matti (Terminalia elliptica)

12. Gujarat

Animal: Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo persica)

Bird:  Greater Flemingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Tree:  Banyan (Ficus benghalensis)

Flower: Marigold (Tagetes)

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13. Haryana

Animal: Black buck antelope (Antilope cervicapra)

Bird:  Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus)

Tree:  Pipal (Ficus religiosa)

Flower: Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

14. Himachal Pradesh

Animal: Snow leopard (Uncia uncia)

Bird:  Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus)

Tree:  Deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara)

Flower: Pink rhododendron

15. Jammu and Kashmir

Animal: Hangul (Cervus elaphus hanglu)

Bird:  Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis)

Tree:  Chinar tree (Platanus oreintalis)

Flower: Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

16. Jharkhand

Animal: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)

Bird:  Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus)

Tree:  Sal (Shorea robusta)

Flower: Palash (Butea monosperma)

17. Karnataka

Animal: Asian elephant

Bird:  Indian roller

Tree:  Sandalwood

Flower: Lotus

18. Kerala

Animal: Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)

Bird:  Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis)

Tree:  Coconut tree (Cocos nucifera)

Flower: Kanikonna (Cassia fistula)

19. Lakshadweep

Animal: Butterfly fish (Chaetodon falcula)

Bird:  Noddy tern (Anous stolidus)

Tree:  Bread fruit (Artocarpus incisa)

20. Madhya Pradesh

Animal: Barasingha

Bird:  Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi)

Tree:  Banyan (Ficus benghalensis)

21. Maharashtra

Animal: Indian giant squirrel

Bird:  Yellow-footed green pigeon

Tree:  Mango (Mangifera indica)

Flower: Pride of India (Lagerstroemia speciosa)

22. Manipur

Animal: Sangai (Rucervus eldii eldii)

Bird:  Nongyeen (Syrmaticus humiae)

Tree:  Uningthou (Phoebe hainesiana)

Flower: Siroi lily (Lilium mackliniae)

23. Meghalaya

Animal: Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)

Bird:  Hill myna (Gracula religiosa)

Tree:  Gamhar (Gmelina arborea)

Flower: Lady’s Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum insigne)

24. Mizoram

Animal:  Serow

Bird:  Mrs. Hume's pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae)

Tree:  Indian rose chestnut (Mesua ferrea)

Flower: Red Vanda (Renanthera imschootiana)

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25. Nagaland

Animal: Methun

Bird:  Blyth's tragopan (Tragopan blythii)

Tree:  Alder (Alnus nepalensis)

Flower: Tree rhododendron (Rhododendron arboreum Sm.)

26. Odisha

Animal: Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor)

Bird:  Blue jay

Tree:  Aswatha (Ficus religiosa)

Flower: Asoka (Saraca asoca)

27. Puducherry

Animal: Indian palm squirrel (Funambulus palmarum)

Bird:  Koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus)

Tree:  Bael fruit tree (Aegle marmelos)

Flower: Cannonball (Couroupita guianensis)

28. Punjab

Animal: Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)

Bird:  Baj (Accipiter gentilis)

Tree:  Sheesham (Dalbergia sissoo)

29. Rajasthan

Animal: Camel and chinkara

Bird:  Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps)

Tree:  Khejri (Prosopis cineraria)

Flower: Rohida (Tecomella undulata)

30. Sikkim

Animal: Red panda (Ailurus fulgens)

Bird:  Blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus)

Tree:  Rhododendron (Rhododendron niveum)

Flower: Noble dendrobium (Dendrobium nobile)

31. Tamil Nadu

Animal: Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius)

Bird:  Emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica)

Tree:  Palm tree (Borassus flabellifer)

Flower: Gloriosa lily (Gloriosa superba)

32. Telangana

Animal: (Spotted deer) Jinka (Axis axis)

Bird:  (Indian roller) Paala Pitta (Coracias indica)

Tree:  Jammi Chettu (Prosopis cineraria)

Flower: Tangidi Puvvu (Senna auriculata)

33. Tripura

Animal: Phayre's leaf monkey (Trachypithecus phayrei)

Bird:  Green imperial pigeon (Ducula aenea)

Tree:  Agarwood

Flower: Indian rose chestnut (Mesua ferrea)

34. Uttar Pradesh

Animal: Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii)

Bird:  Sarus crane (Grus antigone)

Tree:  Ashoka (Saraca asoca)

Flower: Palash (Butea monosperma)

35. Uttarakhand

Animal: Alpine Musk Deer (Moschus chrysogaster)

Bird:  Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus)

Tree:  Burans (Rhododendron arboreum)

Flower: Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata)

36. West Bengal

Animal: Fishing cat

Bird:  White-throated kingfisher

Tree:  Chatim tree (Alstonia scholaris)

Flower: Night-flowering jasmine (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis)

India is a land of diversity not only in culture but also geographical entity, species of animal, flower, plant and tree which gives a space of representation of aboriginal symbols of a distinct region. This is the only reason every Indian states and union territories have their symbols like state animal, state bird, state flower, etc. In the above list of states and their Symbol with their common name and scientific name which brief information on the official symbol of Indian States.

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