Telangana State Symbols – Bird,Animal,Tree and Flower



  • The State Bird – Palapitta (Indian Roller or Blue Jay).
  • The State Animal – Jinka (Deer).
  • The State Tree – Jammi Chettu (Prosopis Cineraria).
  • The State Flower – Tangedu (Tanner’s Cassia).

These icons reflect the culture and tradition of Telangana state and three of them – Tangedu flowers, Blue Jay and Jammi Chettu – are associated with the popular festivals of Batukamma and Dasara. While Tangedu flowers are used in stacking of Batukammas, spotting the Blue Jay on Dasara is considered a good omen and people worship Jammi Chettu on that day.



Telangana State Bird -Palapitta (Indian Roller)

Lord Rama spotted the Palapitta before invading Lanka and vanquished Ravana. Palapitta has been chosen to put Telangana on the path of victory.



Telangna State Animal- Deer (Jinka)


Deer is deeply associated with Indian history and a reference to this graceful animal was there in the great epic Ramayana. It can survive in the smallest forests also. It reflects the mindset of the people of Telangana as it is very sensitive and innocent.



Telangana Sate Tree- JammiChettu (Shami tree)


Pandavas had vanquished a large army of Kauravas only after performing worshipping the Jammi Chettu. They had hidden their weapons on a Jammi Chettu when they had been forced into exile in the forests. Now, Telangana requires the blessings of the Jammi Chettu.


Telangana State Flower- Tangedu (Cassia angustifolia)


Tangedu flower which is used during the Batukamma festival by women folk is the most appropriate choice as the state flower.


Telangana SATE EMBLEM:

Telangana State Emblem

The official state emblem of Telangana consists of the ‘Kakatiya Toranam’ and ‘Charminar’.


Telangana State Fruit:

The official state fruit of Telangana is ‘Mango’ and its scientific name is ‘Magnifera indica’.


Telangana State Sport:

The official sport of Telangana is ‘Kabaddi’, its origin is from our country- INDIA.







Source: Telangana State Official Portal

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