List of Indian States and their Symbols

14-AUG-2017 17:07

    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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