National Symbols of India

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National Anthem

Our national anthem Jana Gana Mana was composed by Rabindranath Tagore. It was first sung in 1911 at the Kolkata session of the Indian National Congress. Image source: sndcdn.com

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National Emblem

National Emblem: The national emblem of India has been adapted from the Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath. The emblem was adapted on 26 January 1950. Image source: www.logoeps.com

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National Song

National Song: Vande Mataram is our national song. The first two verses of the song are officially declared as the national song. Vande Mataram was composed by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay. Image source: indianetzone.com

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National Flower

National Flower: As we all know, the lotus is the national flower of India. It is considered one of the sacred flowers. Image source: wordpress.com

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National Fruit

National Fruit: The king of fruits Mango is considered the national fruit of India. Image source: weeklypulse.org

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National Bird

National Bird: The peacock is the national bird of India.

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National Bird
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National Animal

National Animal: The Royal Bengal (Panthera tigris) is the national animal of India. Image source: theanimals.pics

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National Currency

National Currency: The national currency of India is the Indian Rupee. Notes of the Indian Rupee are available in the denominations of Rs 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000. Image source: newsonair.nic.in

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National Tree

National Tree: The banyan tree is considered the national tree of India. It is sacred and with high medicinal values. Image source: indiamike.com

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National Aquatic Animal

National Aquatic Animal: The Gangetic dolphin is the national aquatic animal of India. It is also believed that the Gangetic dolphin represents the purity of the River Ganga. Image source: jagran.com

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National River

National River: The River Ganga is the national river of India. Image source: googledrive.com

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National River
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National Poets

National Poets: Rabindranath Tagore and Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay are the national poets of India. Image source: dnaindia.com and wikimedia.org  

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National Poets
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