State Symbols of Odisha – The state of Odisha is in eastern India and is enriched with a blend of ancient culture, heritage, and biodiversity. Odisha has also emblematic elements as its state symbols including the state’s animal, bird, flower, and tree, attesting to its individuality and diversity.
List of State Symbols of Odisha
|Asoka (Saraca Asoca)
|Sacred Fig (Ficus religiosa)
|State Dance & Music:
Odisha State Animal: Sambar Deer
Sambar Deer (Rusa unicolor) is the State Animal and plays an important role in maintaining the equilibrium of the forest ecosystem. The Sambar Deer holds a quintessential part of Odisha’s rich biodiversity.
Odisha State Bird: Indian Roller
Indian Roller or Blue Jay (Coracias benghalensis) is the State Bird of Odisha. the Indian Roller is believed as auspicious according to local folklore.
Odisha State Flower: Asoka (Saraca Asoca)
The Asoka (Saraca Asoca) is the State Flower of Odisha and is a tree with a profusion of bright, beautiful flowers. It is a symbol of love and longevity.