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Indian Symbols

  • Animal: Bengal Tiger
  • Bird: Indian Peacock
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of India

  • Coat of Arms: India's coat of arms contains four Indian lions (symbolizing royalty and pride) standing on a wheel, known as the Ashoka Chakra (which represents truth and honesty).

    Written in Sanskrit is the verse Satyamev Jayate, a revered saying in the ancient language, which translates to, "Only (the one who speaks) the truth will win or wins."
  • Flag of India
  • Flower: Lotus
  • Fruit: Mango
  • Heritage Animal: Indian Elephant
  • Icon: Gray Langur
  • Marine Mammal: Gangetic dolphin
  • Motto: "Satyameva Jayate" ("Truth Alone Triumphs")
  • Reptile: King Cobra
  • Sport: Field Hockey
  • Tree: Indian fig tree

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.