Bizarre News : Why was the peacock made the national bird?


The names of Saras, Hans, and Brahmini Kite were also considered for the national bird but the peacock was chosen.

There are many reasons behind making the beautiful and colorful bird peacock the national bird.

In 1960, a meeting was held at Udhagamandalam (now Ootacamund) in the state of Tamil Nadu for the National Bird Selection.

According to the guidelines of the meeting, the bird found in every part of the country was to be chosen as the national bird.

Apart from this, the common man knows him and he is a part of Indian culture.

Keeping all these things in mind the peacock was chosen

After a few days, on 26 January 1963, the peacock was declared the national bird.