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