Emblem o Bangladesh
The Naitional Emblem o Bangladesh wis adoptit shortly efter independence in 1971.
Locatit on the emblem is a watter lily, that is bordered on twa sides bi rice sheaves. Abuin the watter lilly are fower stars an a three connectit jute leaves. The watter lily is the kintra's naitional flouer, an is representative o the mony rivers that run through Bangladesh. Rice represents its presence as the staple fuid o Bangladesh, an for the agricultur o that naition. The fower stars represent the fower foondin principles that wur oreeginally enshrined in the first constitution o Bangladesh in 1972: naitionalism, secularism, socialism, an democracy.
The details o the emblem are laid oot in Airticle 4(3) o the Constitution o Bangladesh.