All About India

National Symbols of India

Posted on: November 3, 2009

Title Symbol
Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi[2]
National emblem National Emblem of India (Lion Capital of Asoka) [2]
National calendar Indian national calendar (Saka calendar) [2]
National flag Flag of India (Indian Tricolour) [2]
National anthem Jana Gana Mana by Rabindranath Tagore[2]
National song Vande Mataram by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay[2]
National poet Rabindranath Tagore
National flower Lotus [2]
National fruit Mangifera indica (Mango)[2]
National river Ganges[2]
National tree Ficus bengalensis [2] (Banyan or Indian Fig Tree)
National animal Panthera tigris [2] (Tiger) [3]
National bird Pavo cristatus [2] (Indian Peafowl)
National game Field hockey [2]
National monument India Gate [2]

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