This is a list of the symbols of the states and union territories of India. Each state and union territory has a unique set of official symbols, usually a state emblem, an animal, a bird, a flower and a tree. A second animal (fish, butterfly, reptile, aquatic animal, heritage animal) sometimes appears, as do fruits and other plants, and there are some state songs and state mottos.

States

Andhra Pradesh

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Andhra Pradesh
Emblem of Andhra Pradesh.svg
State motto సత్యమేవ జయతే
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Maa Telugu Thalliki
(To Our Mother Telugu)
Telugu Talli Statue.jpg
State animal Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)
Blackbuck 2.jpg
State bird Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri)[1]
Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri borealis) male Jaipur.jpg
State fish Snakehead Murrel (Channa striata)[2]
Channa striata after Bleeker 1879.jpg
State flower Common jasmine (Jasminum officinale)
Jasminum officinale.JPG
State fruit Mango (Mangifera indica)[citation needed]
Mangifera indica (Manguier 4).jpg
State tree Neem (Azadirachta indica)[3]
Neem tree leaves.JPG

Arunachal Pradesh

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Arunachal Pradesh
..Arunachal Pradesh Flag(INDIA).png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Mithun (Bos frontalis)[4][5][6]
B4 darjeling para-5 (cropped).jpg
State bird Hornbill (Buceros bicornis)[4][5][6]
Great-Hornbill.jpg
State fish Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora)[2]
Golden mahseer (Tor putitora) Babai River.jpg
State flower foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis retusa)[4][6]
Rhynchostylis retusa, West Java.jpg
State tree Hollong ( Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)[7][8]
Bhutan pine foliage.JPG

Assam

Main article: List of Assam state symbols

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Assam
Seal of Assam.png
State motto জয় আই অসম
(Hail Mother Assam)
State song অ মোৰ আপোনাৰ দেশ

O Mur Apunar Desh
(O My Endearing Country!)

Notation of O mor aponaar dekh.jpg
State Festival বিহু
Bihu
State animal এশিঙীয়া গঁড়
Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis)[9][10]
Rhinoceros unicornis, Kaziranga (2006).jpg
State bird দেওহাঁহ
White-winged duck (Asarcornis scutulata)[9][10]
White-winged.wood.duck.arp.jpg
State flower কপৌ ফুল
Foxtail orchid (Rhynchostylis retusa)[7][9][10]
Rhynchostylis retusa, West Java.jpg
State tree হোলোঙ
Hollong (Dipterocarpus macrocarpus)[7][9][10][11]
Dipterocarpus retusus - Köhler–s Medizinal-Pflanzen-054.jpg

Bihar

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Bihar
Seal of Bihar.svg
State song Mere Bharat Ke Kanth Haar
(The Garland of My India)
State foundation day Bihar Day
(22 March)
State animal Gaur (Mithun)[12]
Indian Bison (Gaur) 1 by N. A. Naseer.jpg
State bird House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)[13]
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)- Female in Kolkata I IMG 3787 (cropped).jpg
State fish Walking catfish (Clarias batrachus)[2]
Clarias batrachus.jpg
State flower Kachnar (Phanera variegata)[14]
Bauhinia variegata flower.jpg
State tree Peepal tree (Ficus religiosa)[15]
State fruit Mango (Mangifera indica)
Mangifera indica (Manguier 4).jpg

Chhattisgarh

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Chhattisgarh
..Chhattisgarh Flag(INDIA).png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Arpa Pairi Ke Dhar
(The Streams of Arpa and Pairi)[16][17]
Mahanadiriver.jpg
State foundation day Chhattisgarh Day
(1 November)
State animal Wild buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)[18][19]
Indian Water Buffalo Bubalus arnee by Dr Raju Kasambe IMG 0347 (11) (cropped).jpg
State bird Hill myna (Gracula religiosa)[18][19]
Beo-2.jpg
State flower Not Designated[20] [21]
Rhynchostylis gigantea.jpg
State tree Sal (Shorea robusta)[18][19]
Shorea robusta - Simurali 2011-10-05 050368.JPG

Goa

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Goa
Goa government banner.png
State motto सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु मा कश्चिद् दुःखमाप्नुयात्
Sarve bhadrāṇi paśyantu mā kaścid duḥkhamāpnuyāt
(May everyone see goodness, may none suffer any pain)
State animal Gaur (Bos gaurus)[22][23]
Indian Bison (Gaur) 1 by N. A. Naseer.jpg
State bird Ruby Throated Yellow Bulbul (Pycnonotus gularis)[22][23][24]
Flame-throated bulbul.jpg
State fish Grey mullet/Shevtto in Konkani (Mugil cephalus)[25][26]
Mugil cephalus.jpg
State flower Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)
State heritage tree Coconut palm (Cocos nucifera)
Cocos nucifera.jpg
State tree Matti (Terminalia crenulata)[22]
Terminalia elliptica NP.JPG

Gujarat

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Uses the National Emblem of India
Government Of Gujarat Seal In All Languages.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Jai Jai Garavi Gujarat
(Victory to Proud Gujarat!)
Narmadashankar Dave (cropped).jpg
State animal Asiatic Lion (Panthera leo persica)[27]
Adult Asiatic Lion.jpg
Surviving today only in India, the Asiatic lion's range is restricted to the Gir National Park and the surrounding areas in the Indian state of Gujarat.
State bird Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)[28]
Greater flamingo galapagos.JPG
In Gujarat, a state of India, flamingos can be observed at the Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, Flamingo City, and in the Thol Bird Sanctuary. They remain there during the entire winter season.
State flower Marigold (Tagetes)[29]
African Marigold.jpg
State tree Banyan Tree.[30][27][31][32]

Haryana

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Haryana
..Haryana Flag(INDIA).png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Blackbuck (kala hiran) (Antilope cervicapra)[33][34]
Antilope cervicapra from velavadar.JPG
State bird Black francolin (Francolinus francolinus)[33][34]
Black Francolin.jpg
State fish Orangefin labeo (Kalbasu) (Labeo calbasu)[2]
LabeoCalbasuDay.jpg
State flower Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)[33][34]
Sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera.jpg
State tree Peepal (Ficus religiosa)[33][34]
Ficus religiosa Bo.jpg

Himachal Pradesh

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh Flag, India.png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Snow leopard (Uncia uncia)[35][36]
Uncia uncia.jpg
State bird Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus)[35][36]
WesternTragopan.jpg
State fish Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora)[2]
Golden mahseer (Tor putitora) Babai River.jpg
State flower Pink rhododendron (Rhododendron campanulatum)[35][36]
Pink Rhododendron Blossom Prashar Himachal Apr11 P1020872.jpg
State tree Deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara)[35][36]
Cedrus deodara Manali 2.jpg

Jharkhand

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Jharkhand
Jharkhand Rajakiya Chihna.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)[37][38]
Elephas maximus (Bandipur).jpg
State bird Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus)[37][38]
Eudynamys scolopacea - 20080801.jpg
State flower Palash (Butea monosperma)[37][38]
STS 001 Butea monosperma.jpg
State tree Sal (Shorea robusta)[37][38]
Shorea robusta in Chhattisgarh.jpg

Karnataka

Main article: List of Karnataka state symbols

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem ಗಂಡಭೇರುಂಡ ಲಾಂಛನ Emblem of Karnataka
Seal of Karnataka.svg
State motto ಸತ್ಯಮೇವ ಜಯತೆ सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song ಜಯ ಭಾರತ ಜನನಿಯ ತನುಜಾತೆ Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate[39]
(Victory to you Mother Karnataka, The Daughter of Mother India!)
Kuvempu1.jpg
State foundation day ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ Kannada Rajyotsava
(1 November)
State animal Indian elephant[40][failed verification][41] (Elephas maximus indicus)
Elephas maximus (Bandipur).jpg
State bird ನೀಲಕಂಠ ಪಕ್ಷಿ Indian roller[40][failed verification][41] (Coracias indica)
IndianRoller1.jpg
State butterfly Southern birdwing[42] (Troides minos)
Troides minos 06680.jpg
State fish Carnatic carp (Puntius carnaticus)[2]
Barbus carnaticus Mintern 137.jpg
State flower Lotus[40][failed verification][41] (Nelumbo nucifera)
Sacred lotus Nelumbo nucifera.jpg
State tree ಶ್ರೀಗಂಧ ಮರ Sandalwood[40][failed verification][41] (Santalum album)
Sandal leaf.jpg

Kerala

Main article: List of Kerala state symbols

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Kerala[43]
Government of Kerala Logo.png
State motto സത്യമേവ ജയതേ
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State foundation day കേരള പിറവി Kerala Day
(1 November)
State animal ആന Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus)[44][45]
Elephas maximus (Bandipur).jpg
State bird മലമുഴക്കി വേഴാമ്പൽ Great hornbill (Buceros bicornis)[44][45]
Great-Hornbill.jpg
State butterfly ബുദ്ധമയൂരി Malabar banded peacock (Papilio buddha)[46]
Papilio buddha Westwood, 1872 – Malabar Banded Peacock at Peravoor (1).jpg
State fish കരിമീൻ Green chromide (Etroplus suratensis)[47]
Etroplus suratensis.jpg
Designated as state fish by Government of Kerala in 2010.
State flower കണിക്കൊന്ന Golden Shower Tree (Cassia fistula)[48]
Konnamaram.JPG
State fruit ചക്ക Jackfruit[49]
Jackfruit hanging.JPG
Designated as state fruit of Kerala in 2018.
State tree തെങ്ങ് Coconut tree (Cocos nucifera)[44][45]
Coconut green.JPG

Madhya Pradesh

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Madhya Pradesh
..Madhya Pradesh Flag(INDIA).png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Mera Madhya Pradesh
(My Madhya Pradesh)
State animal Barasingha[50][51] (Rucervus duvaucelii)
The barasingha.jpg
State bird Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi)[52]
Terpsiphone paradisi -near Amaya Lake, Dambulla, Sri Lanka-8.jpg
State fish Mahsheer (Tor tor)[52]
Tor tor Bhavani.jpg
State flower Madonna lily (Lilium candidum)[53]
Lilium-candidum-001-Zachi-Evenor.jpg
State tree Banyan tree[54]
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden - Howrah 2011-01-08 9797.JPG

Maharashtra

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Maharashtra
Seal of Maharashtra.svg
State motto प्रतिपच्चंद्रलेखेव वर्धिष्णुर्विश्व वंदिता महाराष्ट्रस्य राज्यस्य मुद्रा भद्राय राजते
Pratipaccandralēkhēva vardhiṣṇurviśva vanditā mahārāṣṭrasya rājyasya mudrā bhadrāya rājatē
(The glory of this seal of the Government of Maharashtra will grow like the first day moon. It will be worshipped by the world and will shine only for the well being of its people.)
Royal seals of Shivaji.jpg
The motto is based on one found on the Rajmudra (royal seal) used by 17th-century Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji.[55]
State song Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha
(Glory to My Maharashtra)
State foundation day Maharashtra Day
(1 May)
State animal Indian giant squirrel[56] (Ratufa indica)
Ratufa indica (Bhadra, 2006).jpg
State bird Yellow-footed green pigeon[56] (Treron phoenicoptera)
Yellow-footed Green-Pigeon (Treron phoenicopterus) male-8.jpg
State butterfly Blue Mormon (Papilio polymnestor)[57]
Papilio polymnestor by Kadavoor.jpg
State flower Pride of India/Jarul (Lagerstroemia speciosa)[58]
Jarul.jpg
State tree Mango Tree (Mangifera indica)[59]
Mango blossoms.jpg

Manipur

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Manipur
..Manipur Flag(INDIA).png
State motto ꯀꯪꯂꯥꯁꯥ
Kanglasha
(The Dragon Lord)
Kangla Sha.JPG
State song Sana Leibak Manipur[60]
(Manipur, Land of Gold)
State animal Sangai (Rucervus eldii eldii)[61][62]
Cervus eldii4.jpg
State bird Nongin (Syrmaticus humiae)[63]
Syrmaticus humiae.jpg
State fish Pengba (Osteobrama belangeri)[2]
Rohtee belangeri Achilles 147.jpg
State flower Siroi lily (Lilium mackliniae)[61][62]
Lilium mackliniae.jpg
State tree Uningthou (Phoebe hainesiana)[64]
Phoebe hainesiana north Bengal AJTJ.JPG

Meghalaya

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Meghalaya
Seal of Meghalaya.svg
New emblem adopted in January 2022[65] Previously used a seal based on the national emblem of India.
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)[66]
Clouded leopard.jpg
State bird Hill myna (Gracula religiosa)[67][68]
Gracula religiosa robusta-01.JPG
State flower Lady's Slipper Orchid (Paphiopedilum insigne)[20]
Paphiopedilum insigne Orchi 01.jpg
State tree Gamhar (Gmelina arborea)[69]
Gmelina arborea 2.jpg

Mizoram

Title Symbol[70][71] Image Notes
State emblem Uses the National Emblem of India
Seal of Mizoram.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Himalayan serow (Capricornis thar)
Himalayan Serow Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary East Sikkim Sikkim India 13.02.2016.jpg
State bird Mrs. Hume's pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae)
Syrmaticus humiae.jpg
State fish Burmese kingfish (Ngahvang) (Semiplotus modestus)[2]
Semiplotus modestus Achilles 133.jpg
State flower Red Vanda (Renanthera imschootiana)[20]
Renanthera imschootiana 01.jpg
State tree Indian rose chestnut (Mesua ferrea)
MesuaFerrea IronWood.jpg

Nagaland

Title Symbol[72][73] Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Nagaland
State motto Unity
Unity movement logo.png
State animal Mithun
Mithun.jpg
State bird Blyth's tragopan (Tragopan blythii)
Tragopan blythii01.jpg
State fish Chocolate mahseer (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis)[2]
State flower Tree rhododendron (Rhododendron arboreum)[20]
Manaslu-Circuit Rhododendron.jpg
State tree Alder (Alnus nepalensis)[30]
Alnus nepalensis.JPG

Odisha

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Odisha
Seal of Odisha.png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Bande Utkala Janani
(I Adore Thee, O Mother Utkala!)
State foundation day Odisha Day
(1 April)
State animal Sambar deer (Cervus unicolor)[74][75]
Sambhar Deer by N A Nazeer.jpg
State bird Indian roller[76] (Coracias benghalensis)[74][75]
Indian Roller Bandhavgarh.jpg
State fish Mahanadi mahseer (Tor mosal mahanadicus)[2]
Tor tor - Hamilton. Illustration by Haludar.jpg
State flower Ashoka tree (Saraca asoca)[74][75]
Sita-Ashok (Saraca asoca) flowers in Kolkata W IMG 4146.jpg
State tree Sacred fig (Ficus religiosa)[74]
Ficus racemosa foliage.jpg

Punjab

Title Symbol[77][78] Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Punjab
Seal of Punjab.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)
Antilope cervicapra from velavadar.JPG
State aquatic animal Indus River dolphin (Bhulan)[79]
Platanista gangetica noaa.jpg
State bird Baaz (Accipiter gentilis)
Northern Goshawk ad M2.jpg
State flower Gladiolus (Gladiolus grandiflorus)
Acidanthera.jpg
[20]
State tree Sheesham (Dalbergia sissoo)
Dalbergia sissoo.jpg

Rajasthan

Title Symbol[80][81] Image Notes
State emblem Uses the National Emblem of India
Emblem Rajasthan.png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Chinkara (Gazella bennettii)[82]
Chinkara.jpg
State bird Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps)
Sonchiriya.jpg
State flower Rohida (Tecomella undulata)
Rohida (Tecomella Undulata).jpg
State heritage animal Dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius)
Camelus dromedarius 1.JPG
State plant cactus (cactaceae)
State tree Khejri (Prosopis cineraria)
Khejari (Prosopis cineraria).JPG

Sikkim

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Sikkim
Seal of Sikkim.svg
State motto ༄༅།ཁམས་གསུམ་དབང་འདུས
Kham-sum-wangdu
(Conqueror of the three worlds)
Gozanze Myo o.jpg
State animal Red panda (Ailurus fulgens)[83][84]
RedPandaFullBody.JPG
State bird Blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus)[83][84]
Blood Pheasant.jpg
State Fish Copper Mahseer / Katley (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis)[85]
Neolissochilus hexagonolepis.jpg
State flower Noble dendrobium (Dendrobium nobile)[83][84]
Dendrobium nobile - flower view 01.jpg
State tree Rhododendron (Rhododendron niveum)[83][84]
Rhododendron niveum AJT Johnsingh P1020212.JPG

Tamil Nadu

Main article: List of Tamil Nadu state symbols

Title Symbols[86][87] Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Tamil Nadu
TamilNadu Logo.svg
State motto வாய்மையே வெல்லும்
Vāymaiyē vellum
(Truth alone triumphs)
Carries a similar meaning to the National Motto of India.
State song தமிழ்தாய் வாழ்த்துTamil Thai Valthu
(Invocation to Tamil Mother)
Tamil Mother.jpg
State foundation day July 18 Tamil Nadu Day
(July 18)
State animal வரையாடு Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragkus hylocrius)
Niltahr.jpg
State bird மரகதப்புறா Emerald dove (Chalcophaps indica)
Common Emerald Dove.jpg
State butterfly தமிழ் மறவன் Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais)
Tamil Yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) (22851276940).jpg
State flower செங்காந்தள் Gloriosa lily (Gloriosa superba)
Gloriosa Superba.jpg
State fruit பலாப்பழம் Jackfruit ("Artocarpus heterophyllus")
Jackfruit hanging.JPG
State tree பனை மரம் Palm tree (Borassus flabellifer)
Palm Tamil Nadu.jpg

Telangana

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Telangana
State motto సత్యమేవ జయతే सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song జయ జయ హే తెలంగాణ

Jaya Jaya He Telangana
(Victory to Mother Telangana!)

Telangana Talli Statue in Pedda Korpole.png
State foundation day Telangana Day

తెలంగాణ అవతరణ దినోత్సవం
(2 June)

State animal Spotted deer జింక

(Axis axis)[88]

Chital or Spotted Deer.JPG
State bird Indian roller పాలపిట్ట

(Coracias benghalensis)[88]

IndianRoller1.jpg
State fish Snakehead Murrel (Channa striata)[2][89]
Channa striata after Bleeker 1879.jpg
State flower Tangidi Puvvu (Senna auriculata)[88]
A Cassia auriculata shrub.jpg
State fruit Mango (Mangifera indica)[citation needed]
Mangifera indica (Manguier 4).jpg
State tree Jammi Chettu జమ్మీ చెట్టు

(Prosopis cineraria)[88]

Khejri.jpg

Tripura

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Uses the National Emblem of India
Seal of Tripura.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Phayre's leaf monkey (Trachypithecus phayrei)[90][91][92]
Phayre
State bird Green imperial pigeon (Ducula aenea)[90][91][92]
DuculaAenea.JPG
State fish Pabda (Ompok bimaculatus)[2]
Ompok bimaculatus.JPG
State flower Indian rose chestnut (Mesua ferrea)[90][91][92]
Flowers of Mesua ferrea Kaziranga TR AJTJ P1010329.JPG
State fruit Queen pineapple (Ananas comosus)[93]
Pineapple and cross section.jpg
State tree Agarwood[90][91][92]
Gardenology.org-IMG 8103 qsbg11mar.jpg

Uttar Pradesh

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Uttar Pradesh
Seal of Uttar Pradesh.png
State foundation day Uttar Pradesh Day
(24 January)
State animal Barasingha (Rucervus duvaucelii)[94][95]
The barasingha.jpg
State bird Sarus crane (Grus antigone)[94][95]
Grus antigone Luc viatour.jpg
State fish Chital (Chitala chitala)[2]
চিতল.jpg
State flower Palash (Butea monosperma)[94][95]
STS 001 Butea monosperma.jpg
State tree Ashoka (Saraca asoca)[94][95]
Sita-Ashok (Saraca asoca) flowers in Kolkata W IMG 4146.jpg

Uttarakhand

Main article: List of Uttarakhand state symbols

Title Symbol Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of Uttarakhand
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Uttarakhand Devabhumi Matribhumi
(Uttarakhand, Land of the Gods, O Motherland!)
Narendra Singh Negi.jpg
State foundation day Uttarakhand Day
(9 November)
State animal Alpine musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster)[96][97]
State bird Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus)[96][97]
Himalayan Monal on Snow.jpg
State fish Golden mahseer (Tor putitora)[98][99]
Golden mahseer (Tor putitora) Babai River.jpg
State butterfly Common peacock[100][101] (Papilio bianor polyctor)
Davidraju Common peacock-shillong.jpg
State flower Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata)[96][97]
Brahmakamal Kaluvinayak Chamoli Uttarakhand 2014-08-23.jpg
State tree Burans (Rhododendron arboreum)[96][97]
Rhododendron in full bloom! (8620051426).jpg

West Bengal

Title Symbols Image Notes
State emblem Emblem of West Bengal
Emblem of West Bengal.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal মেছোবিড়াল
Fishing cat[102][103] (Prionailurus viverrinus)[104]
Fishing Cat Pessac zoo.jpg
State bird ধলাগলা মাছরাঙা
White-throated kingfisher[102][103] (Halcyon smyrnensis)
White-throated kingfisher BNC.jpg
State fish ইলিশ
Ilish (Tenualosa ilisha)[2]
Ilish.JPG
State flower পারিজাত/শিউলি
Night-flowering jasmine (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis)[104]
Flower & flower buds I IMG 2257.jpg
State tree ছাতিম গাছ
Blackboard tree (Alstonia scholaris)[104][105]
Alstonia scholaris.jpg

Union territories

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Uses National Emblem of India
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Dugong sea cow[106][107]
State bird Andaman wood pigeon (Columba palumboides)[106][107]
IanthoenasColumboidesSmit.jpg
State flower Andaman Pyinma (Lagerstroemia speciosa)[20]
Jarul.jpg
State tree Andaman redwood (Pterocarpus dalbergioides)[106][107]
Andaman padauk 02.JPG

Chandigarh

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Emblem of Chandigarh
..Chandigarh Flag(INDIA).png
State animal Indian grey mongoose[108][109] (Urva edwardsii)
Herpestes edwardsii at Hyderaba.jpg
State bird Indian grey hornbill[108][109] (Ocyceros birostris)
Indian Grey Hornbill I IMG 4051.jpg
State flower Dhak flower[108][109] (Butea monosperma)
STS 001 Butea monosperma.jpg
State tree Mangifera indica[108][109]
Jacaranda mimosifolia 3707.jpg

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Uses the National Emblem of India
Seal of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Not designated
State bird Not designated
State flower Not designated[20]
State tree Not designated[30]

Delhi

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Uses the National Emblem of India
Seal of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Nilgai[92] (Boselaphus tragocamelus)
Boselaphus tragocamelus1.jpg
State bird House sparrow (Passer domesticus)[110][111]
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)- Male in Kolkata I IMG 5904.jpg
State flower Alfalfa[20]
Luzerne-600.jpg
State tree Flamboyant (Delonix regia)[30]
Royal Ponciana.jpg

Jammu and Kashmir

[112]

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Emblem of Jammu and Kashmir
Government of Jammu and Kashmir.svg
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Kashmir stag (Cervus elaphus hanglu)
Cervus cashmeerianus Smit.jpg
State bird Kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos)[113]
Kalij Pheasant (Male in the front & Female in the background).jpg
State fish Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora)[2]
Golden mahseer (Tor putitora) Babai River.jpg
State flower Common rhododendron
Rhododendron ponticum 2.jpg
State tree Chinar
Platanus orientalis tree.JPG

Ladakh

[112]

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Emblem of Ladakh
Seal of Ladakh.png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State animal Snow leopard (Uncia uncia)[114]
Uncia uncia.jpg
State bird Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis)[115]
Grus nigricollis -Bronx Zoo-8-3c.jpg
State flower To be determined
State tree To be determined

Lakshadweep

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Emblem of Lakshadweep
State animal Butterfly fish (Chaetodon falcula)[116][117]
Bep chaetodon falcula.jpg
State bird Brown noddy (Anous stolidus)[116][117]
Anous stolidus by Gregg Yan 01.jpg
State flower നീലക്കുറിഞ്ഞിNeelakurinji
Strobilanths kunthiana.jpg
State tree കടപ്ലാവ് (കടച്ചക്ക മരം)Bread fruit (Artocarpus incisa)[116][117]
Breadfruit Tree.jpg

Puducherry

Title Symbol Image
State emblem Emblem of Puducherry
Emblem of the Government of Puducherry.png
State motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)
State song Tamil Thai Valthu
(Invocation to Tamil Mother)
Tamil Mother.jpg
State animal Indian palm squirrel[118][119] (Funambulus palmarum)
Funambulus palmarum (Bengaluru).jpg
State bird Koel[118][119] (Eudynamys scolopaceus)
Asian koel.jpg
State flower Cannonball[118][119] (Couroupita guianensis)
Lingam Flower.jpg
State tree Bael fruit tree[118][119] (Aegle marmelos)
Bael (Aegle marmelos) tree at Narendrapur W IMG 4116.jpg

Autonomous administrative divisions

Some of the autonomous administrative divisions established by the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India have also adopted official symbols.

Bodoland Territorial Region

Title Symbol Image
Emblem Uses a seal based on the National Emblem of India[120]
Emblem of Bodoland.png
Motto सत्यमेव जयते
Satyameva Jayate
(Truth alone triumphs)

See also

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General references