Manipur State Symbols
The Following are Manipur State Symbols. Manipur State Government have revealed symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, It refers wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree.
Manipur State Animal
Sangai (Brow-antlered deer)
Scientific Name : Rucervus eldii eldii
Manipur State Bird
Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant
Scientific Name : Syrmaticus humiae
Shirui Lily or Siroi Lily
Scientific Name : Lilium mackliniae
Toon or Toona
Scientific Name : Toona sinensis
Emblem of Manipur
Manipur is a state of India, Imphal is the capital capital of the state. It is bounded by Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, and Assam to the west, Myanmar lies to its east. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometres. Manipur has been at the crossroads of Asian economic and cultural exchange for more than 2,500 years. It has long connected the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia, China, Siberia, Micronesia and Polynesia, enabling migration of people, cultures, and religions.
The name Manipur means “land of gems”. Its economy centres on agriculture and forestry, and trade and cottage industries also are important. Agriculture and forestry are the main sources of income. Rice is the major crop, and the rich soil also supports Corn, Sugarcane, Mustard, Tobacco, Orchard fruits, and pulses.