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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