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Various State Symbols of Tamil Nadu

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This page gives information about various State Symbols of Tamil Nadu like State Song, State Flower, State Animal, State Dance, State Tree, etc

State Symbols of Tamil Nadu

State Song of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Thaai Vazhthu is the State Song of Tamil Nadu. All the official Tamil Nadu Government functions and school prayers start with this song . Manonmaniam Sundaram Pillai wrote this song. This song starts with Neerarum.


State Dance of Tamil Nadu

Bharata Natyam is the State dance of Tamil Nadu. Bharata Natyam is performed with Classical music. Bharata Natyam has a significant bond with ancient Tamil Culture.


State Animal of Tamil Nadu

Nilgiri Tahr is the State Animal of Tamil Nadu. It is available in Southern part of Western Ghats which falls in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. In Tamil it is called as Varai Yaadu.


Binomial name of Nilgiri Tahr is Nilgiritragus hylocrius

State Bird of Tamil Nadu

Emerald Dove is the state bird of Tamil Nadu. In Tamil it is called as Panchavarna Pura or Maragatha Pura. This bird is available in Asia and Australia. Normally Emerald Dove eats fruits and seeds.


Binomial name of Emerald Dove is Chalcophaps indica

State Tree of Tamil Nadu

Palm Tree is the State Tree of Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, Palm Tree is called as Panai Maram.


Binomial name of Palm Tree is Borassus flabellifer

State Flower of Tamil Nadu

Gloriosa Lily is the State Flower of Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, it is called as Karthigai Malar or Senganthal Malar. This flower is also national flower for Tamil Eelam and displayed in Maaveerar Day.


State Sport of Tamil Nadu

Sadugudu or Kabaddi is the State Sport of Tamil Nadu. Kabadi is also the State Symbol of Andhra and Punjab.

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