State symbols of India

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India is known as the “union of states”. Every state has its own distinct climate, art & culture, clothing and food habits. This is one of the reason why every Indian state has its symbols for its identity. And there have been times UPSC has questions regarding these in the Preliminary examination. Hope this resource helps you.

State/Union Territory Animal Bird Tree Flower Butterfly
Andhra Pradesh Blackbuck Indian Roller Neem Nelumbo; Water lily *
Arunachal Pradesh Mithun Great Hornbill Hollong Lady Slipper Orchid *
Assam


Indian One-horned Rhino White-winged Wood Duck Hollong Foxtail Orchids *
Bihar Gaur House Sparrow Peepal Kachnar *
Chhattisgarh Wild Buffalo Hill Myna * Indian Laurel *
Delhi * House sparrow * * *
Goa Gaur Black Crested Bulbul Matti * *
Gujarat Asiatic Lion Greater Flamingo * Marigold (Galgota) *
Haryana Blackbuck Black Black Francolin Peepal Lotus *
Himachal Pradesh Snow Leopard Western Tragopan Deodar Pink Rhododendron *
Jammu & Kashmir Hangul Black necked Crane Chinar Common

Rhododendron

*
Jharkhand Elephant Koel Sal Palash *
Karnataka Elephant Indian Roller Sandal Lotus Southern Bird Wing
Kerala Elephant Great Hornbill Coconut Kanikonna *
Madhya Pradesh Swamp Deer Paradise Fly catcher * Palash *
Maharashtra Giant Squirrel Green Imperial Pigeon Mango Jarul Blue Mormon
Manipur Sangai Mrs.Hume’s Pheasant


Toon

Siroi Lily *
Meghalaya Clouded Leopard Hill Myna Gamari Lady Slipper Orchid *
Mizoram Hillock Gibbon Mrs. Hume’s

Pheasant


Iron Wood

Red Vanda *
Nagaland Mithun Blyth’s Tragopan Alder Rhododendron *
Orissa Elephant Peacock Banyan Lotus *
Punjab Blackbuck Northern Goshawk Sheesham * *
Rajasthan Chinkara/CAMEL Indian Bustard Khejri Rohira *
Sikkim Red Panda Blood Pheasant Rhododendron Nobile Orchid *
Tamil Nadu Nilgiri Tahr Emerald Dove Palmera Palm Kandhal *
Telangana Spotted Deer(Jinka) Indian Roller (Paalapitta) Shami (Jammi chettu) Peacock’s Pride

(Thangedupuvvu)

*
Tripura Phayre’s Langur Green Imperial Pigeon Agar Nageshwar *
Uttranchal Musk Deer Himalayan Monal Burans

(RHODODENDRON)

Brahm Kamal Common Peacock
Uttar Pradesh Swamp Deer Sarus Crane Ashok Brahm Kamal *
West Bengal Fishing cat White-throated

King Fisher

Chatian Shephali *
Andaman &

Nicobar Islands

Dugong Andaman

Wood Pigeon

Andaman Padauk Pyinma Tree *
Chandigarh Indian grey Mongoose Indian grey

Hornbill

Mango Dhak *
Lakshwadeep Butterfly Fish Sooty Tern Bread Fruit * *
Puducherry Squirrel Asian Koel Vilva tree Cannon ball flower *