Major National Symbols and Symbols of India: In this section you have been introduced to the symbols of India's national identity. These symbols are a fundamental part of the Indian identity and heritage. Indians from diverse backgrounds across the globe take pride in these national symbols as they infuse a sense of pride and patriotism in the heart of every Indian. The national symbols of India are a reflection of the country's image and are chosen with great care. The national animal tiger is a symbol of power.

The national flower lotus is a symbol of purity. The national tree banyan is a symbol of immortality. The national bird peacock is a symbol of chivalry and the national fruit mango is a symbol of India's tropical climate. Our National Anthem and National Song have been a source of inspiration during the freedom struggle. In the national emblem of India, four lions standing back to back symbolize strength, courage, pride and faith. Hockey was at its peak when it was chosen as the national game of India.

Here the names of the main national symbols and symbols of India are given. In various competitive exams, questions are asked on the basis of major national symbols and symbols of India, so this post is for your preparation for all types of competitive exams like:- SSC, Bank, Teacher, TET, CAT, UPSC, other government exams is also very important. Let us know about the major national symbols and symbols of India:-

List of National Emblem of India:


Symbols of National Identity Name of the symbol
National Flag of India Tricolor
National Anthem of India jan-gun-mind
National Anthem of India Vande Mataram
National Emblem of India Ashoka Pillar
National Calendar of India Shak Samvat
National sentence of India Satyamev Jayate
Nationality of India Indianness
National language of India Hindi
National script of India Dev Nagari
National Flag Song of India lovely flag of India
National Slogan of India Shramev Jayate
India's  Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi
National of India  foreign policy non-aligned
National Award of India Bharat Ratna
National Newsletter of India White Paper
National Tree of India banyan
National currency of India Rupees (₹)
National of India  river Ganga
National bird of India peacock
National animal of India tiger
National flower of India lotus
National Fruit of India Mango
National Plan of India Five Year Plan
National game of India hockey
India's national sweet Jalebi
National Festivals of India 26 January (Republic Day), 15 August (Independence Day), 2 October (Gandhi Jayanti)
National dish of India porridge


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The official symbol of RBI, which is called the bank of the country's banks, is a palm tree and a leopard. The symbol is a sign of the colonial past and is derived from the insignia of the East India Company.

Satyamev Jayate is inscribed in Devanagari script below the national emblem. The words Satyameva Jayate are derived from the Mundakopanishad, which means only truth triumphs.

The Government of India adopted this symbol on January 26, 1950. Only three lions are visible in it, the fourth one is not visible.

The white flag has been a symbol of peace, purity and harmony. There is a history of using the white flag to signify the surrender of one side on the battlefield.

The national tree of India is 'Banyan'. This tree holds an important place in Indian culture and traditions. Banyan has been considered a symbol of the Indian lifestyle for centuries.

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